Robert Francis Maher (1922-1987) was an anthropologist with the University of Western Michigan whose work focused on Oceania. The collection documents his field research in Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. His field research in Papua New Guinea focused on cultural change in the Purari Delta and the modernist Tommy Kabu Movement (1946-1968). His field research in the Philippines focused on the ethnological and archaelogical history and changes in the Ifugao province. The collection consists of field notes, excavation notes, census data, genealogy charts, grant applications, research files, research proposals, maps, correspondence, manuscripts, sound recordings, and photographs.
The papers of Owen M. Lynch (1931-2013) contain his research and fieldwork on marginalized castes in India, and in particular highlight his work among the Dalits, or Untouchables, in Agra. The collection consists of field notes, surveys, interviews, maps, drawings, manuscript notes and drafts, language materials, subject files, day planners, correspondence, university papers, conference symposium and panel materials, photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, and electronic records.
This accession consists of field notes of Kristian Fauchald (1935-2015), a research zoologist specializing in worms at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, 1979-2015. The majority of these materials document his fieldwork in Belize, Florida, and Aldabra Island. Materials include field data sheets.
This accession consists of field notes of Stillman Wright (1898-1989), an American limnologist. These records document fieldwork in Brazil and Argentina. Wright deposited his South American crustacean specimens with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and these field notes were maintained by the departme...
This accession consists of a reference set of "The Fossil Record" (Volumes 21-25), a quarterly newsletter published by the Department of Paleobiology. The newsletters document staff research and fieldwork; conferences, special events, and meetings; collections management; exhibitions; department publications; and fundraising activities. M...
The Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey (PMS) was a survey of migratory birds, their ectoparasites, and the viruses they carry that was conducted mainly in the eastern Mediterranean region. This accession includes specimen and banding information from surveys conducted in Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, and Uganda. Materials include field notes and a...
This accession consists of field notes of Marilyn Schotte, a research collaborator in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Materials consist of field data sheets.
This accession consists of field notes of Diane M. Bohmhauer, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes were created while studying marine invertebrates in the Aldabra Islands.
This accession consists of field notes of Herbert W. Kaufman documenting his work in Panama.
This accession consists of seven field books documenting botanical collecting in southeast Cameroon during 1992-1993 by Jefferson S. Hall.