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Accession 03-055,  Walker, Ernest P, (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-,  Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers, circa 1955-1967

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Walker, Ernest P, (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-
Title: Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers
Dates: circa 1955-1967
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 03-055
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audio recordings of Douroucouli (Aotes trivirgatus), or night monkeys, and other animals created by Ernest P. Walker during a study of animal behavior and communication. Walker's study was an analysis to determine whether animals talk. Walker used these recordings to assemble two editions of an audio "Douroucouli to English" dictionary. Materials also include sonograms and accompanying labels, and a summary of the recordings in English text. Some of the recordings are unidentified or missing.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audio recordings of Douroucouli (Aotes trivirgatus), or night monkeys, and other animals created by Ernest P. Walker during a study of animal behavior and communication. Walker's study was an analysis to determine whether animals talk. Walker used these recordings to assemble two editions of an audio "Douroucouli to English" dictionary. Materials also include sonograms and accompanying labels, and a summary of the recordings in English text. Some of the recordings are unidentified or missing.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-055, Walker, Ernest P, (Ernest Pillsbury), 1891-, Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers

Container List

Box 1

Reels 1-2 (1 reel)

Box 1 of 4

"New" Reel 1

Box 1 of 4

Reel 2

Box 1 of 4

Reels 5-12

Box 1 of 4

Reels 15-16

Box 1 of 4

Reel 19

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Reels 20-33

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

3 unlabeled reels

Box 3 of 4

9/11/1955, About 10 minutes of Smokey and others in his cage in evening

Box 3 of 4

Excellent Gibbon call

Box 3 of 4

April-June 1955

Box 3 of 4

Miscellaneous talking by Spirita

Box 3 of 4

2/11/1955

Box 3 of 4

4 unlabeled reels

Box 3 of 4

1st Edition of Audible English-Douroucouli Dictionary (2 reels)

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Spirita's Douroucouli-English Dictionary [removed and applied to end of Vol. II of 2nd Douroucouli-English Dictionary]

Box 4 of 4

2nd Edition of Audible English-Douroucouli Dictionary (6 reels)

Box 4 of 4

Unattached Labels

Box 4 of 4

Sonograms and Labels (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

English Text of Douroucouli reels

Box 4 of 4