Diary, 1960

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1960

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)

Abstract

The diary documents Waldo Schmitt's activities during the Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan, 1960. Entries include issues and conditions during the expedition; interactions between expedition participants; expenses; weather; times dredging for, collecting and preparing specimens; anchorages; food served; some listings of distance covered, temperature, winds and corresponding dates.

Date Range

1960

Start Date

1960

End Date

1960

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea

Place

  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Cozumel, Isla de

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 64 Envelope 11