Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1934: diary, December 3, 1933 - March 10, 1934, original, volume 2, pages 1-111 of volume 2 contain station data

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 (2 of 3)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1933-1934

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The second volume of the diary documents Waldo Schmitt's work with the Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1934. It covers dates February 27 - March 10, 1934. Pages 1-111 of volume 2 contain station data. The entries are dated, and include descriptions of destinations; specimens collected; wildlife and vegetation observed; air and water temperature; weather; and interactions with participants. Locations include the vicinity of Oaxaca, Mexico; Guayaquil and La Plata, Ecuador; Gorgona Island; and Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón], Tangola-Tangola [Bahía Tangolunda], Tenacatita Bay [Bahía Tenacatita], Isabel Island and Magdalena Bay [Bahía Magdalena] in Mexico.

Date Range

1933-1934

Start Date

Dec 03, 1933

End Date

Mar 10, 1934

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Ecuador
  • Tenacatita, Bahía
  • Oaxaca
  • Magdalena, Bahía
  • Tangolunda, Bahía
  • Guayaquil
  • Isabela, Isla
  • Mexico
  • La Plata

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