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Elephant census: field notes and data, 1957 - 1962

Catalog Data

Collection name:
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 13 Folder 21
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Maps
Correspondence
Place:
Uganda
Kabalega Falls National Park
Date Range:
1957-1962
Start Date:
1957
End Date:
1962
Abstract:
The field notes document Helmut Buechner's work with an elephant census in Uganda, 1957 - 1962. Materials are a combination of typed and written notes, tables of observation data on herds and their contents (number of calves etc.), correspondence relating to research issues, copied sections from reference texts, 2 maps of buffalo and elephant distribution in Park between Butiaba and Pakanyi (1957), tables on weather, results of aerial elephant counts, progress report (for Murchison Falls National Park [Kabalega Falls National Park] and vicinity, Uganda), and typed daily field notes for January - December 1957 and August 1959. Field notes relate weather, terrain, herd observations (some are aerial), and photographs taken.
Topic:
Mammalogy  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007279
Access Information:
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See more records from this collection:
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
See more records associated with this person:
Buechner, Helmut K. (Helmut Karl), 1918-1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI6954