Diary, 1937

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1937

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Hartford-Smithsonian West Indies Expedition (1937)

Abstract

The diary contains notes made on the Hartford-Smithsonian West Indies Expedition, 1937 recorded by Waldo Schmitt. The notebook has preprinted dates, and they appear to be accurate. Most entries are between February 27 - May 20. They record time of day and temperature (sometimes hourly), locations, destinations, expenses, weather, and include short descriptions of daily activities, personal observations, comments about sites and local habits, wildlife observed, and voyage conditions. Locations include islands through out the West Indies and islands are listed at the top of the pages.

Date Range

1937

Start Date

1937

End Date

1937

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Belize
  • Saint Thomas
  • West Indies

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 63 Envelope 3