Smithsonian-Hartford West Indies Expedition, 1937 : diary, April 18 - May 12, 1937, original, volume 2

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Smithsonian-Hartford West Indies Expedition, 1937 : diary, March 3 - May 12, 1937, original (two volumes) and typed copy (2 of 2)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1937

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The second volume of Waldo Schmitt's diary documents his work during the Smithsonian-Hartford West Indies Expedition, 1937. Dates cover April 18 - May 12, 1937. Entries are dated. Subject matter covers interactions with local inhabitants and colleagues; procurement of supplies; visits to communities; locations visited; specimen collecting including descriptions of locations (beaches and reefs); descriptions about being at sea; weather; descriptions of towns and historic sites. Locations in West Indies include Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Barbados, Saint Thomas and Puerto Rico.

Date Range

1937

Start Date

Apr 18, 1937

End Date

May 12, 1937

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Puerto Rico
  • Barbados
  • Virgin Islands
  • West Indies
  • Saint Thomas
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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 92