Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1935 : diary, volume 1, November 23, 1934 - January 14, 1935, index of volume 1 contains station data

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1935 : diary, 2 volumes, November 23, 1934 - February 20, 1935, index of volume 1 contains station data (1 of 2)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1934-1935

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions (1933-1935)

Alternate Title

Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1935 : diary, 2 volumes, November 23, 1934 - February 20, 1935, index of volume 1 contains station data (1 of 2)

Abstract

The first volume of the diary documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1935. Covers dates November 23, 1934 - January 14, 1935. Entries are dated. Begins with an index of station data that includes station number, dates, latitude and longitude positions, water temperature, and air temperature. Entries detail travel, interactions with colleagues, descriptions of incidents aboard ship, observations and descriptions of expedition participants and accompanying spouses, collecting efforts (dredging) and locations, descriptions of collecting site environments, observed salinity of locations, wildlife including pelagic birds observed, holiday celebrations, and song lyrics. Locations include the vicinity of Ecuador -- Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón], Falkands Islands, Guayaquil, Callao, and Quito.

Date Range

1934-1935

Start Date

Oct 23, 1934

End Date

Jan 14, 1935

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Ecuador
  • Quito
  • Callao
  • Guayaquil
  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Falkland Islands

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