Hancock South America Expedition, 1939 : correspondence

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1939

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

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

Abstract

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.

Date Range

1939

Start Date

1939

End Date

1939

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Haiti
  • Colombia
  • Barranquilla
  • Trinidad

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 97