Presidential Cruise of 1938 : miscellaneous memorabilia collected by Waldo LaSalle Schmitt

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1938

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Presidential Cruise of 1938

Abstract

The memorabilia of the Presidential Cruise of 1938 collected by Waldo Schmitt, and include naval orders of the day, that indicate times for activities (including collecting), locations anchored, visitors,and press releases of discoveries and shipboard activities. Additionally includes memorabilia from Shellback ceremony and extra curricular activities. Covers the locations visited during the cruise in the Galapagos [Archipiélago de Colón], Panama, Mexico, Costa Rica.

Date Range

1938

Start Date

1938

End Date

1938

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Zoology

Place

  • Panama
  • Mexico
  • Ecuador
  • Costa Rica
  • Colón, Archipiélago de

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Memorabilia

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 96