Hancock South America Expedition, 1939 : correspondence

ID: SIA RU007231


Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1939

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • McCain, Lucile
  • Schmitt, Alvina S.
  • Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
  • Hancock South America Expedition (1939)


Correspondence relates to work completed by Waldo Schmitt during the Hancock South America Expedition, 1939. Content includes details about individuals in the Smithsonian Departments; personal events of the expedition participants; meetings with colleagues; and challenges with collecting at certain sites. Includes correspondence of Lucile McCain, Alvina S. Schmitt (Mrs. Waldo LaSalle), and Alexander Wetmore. Locations include the vicinity of Barranquilla and Haiti.

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  • Haiti
  • Colombia
  • Barranquilla
  • Trinidad


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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1 field book

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 97