Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1934 : diary, December 24, 1933 - March 10, 1934, original, volume 1

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1934 : diary, December 24, 1933 - March 10, 1934, Original (two volumes) and typed copy. Pages 1-111 of volume 2 contain station data (1 of 3)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1933

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The first volume of the diary documents Waldo Schmitt's work on the Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1934. Dates cover December 24, 1933 - February 26, 1934. Entries are headed with date, and detail destinations, weather, participants, progress and routines during aboard ship, collecting activities and locations; specimens and wildlife observed; interactions with local inhabitants and their families; and conditions and descriptions of local residences. Locations include the vicinity of Oaxaca, Mexico; Guayaquil and La Plata, Ecuador; Gorgona Island; and Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón].

Date Range

1933

Start Date

Dec 24, 1933

End Date

Feb 26, 1933

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Ecuador
  • Oaxaca
  • Guayaquil
  • Panama
  • Mexico
  • La Plata
  • Gorgona, Isla

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 87