Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940 : correspondence A-M

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1940

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

Correspondence documents Waldo Schmitt's work with the Fish and Wildlife Service during their Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940. Much of the correspondence is exchanged with staff of the Fish and Wildlife Service. Includes a list of Schizopods collected for accession number 157371, including location, numbers, depth, date and species; collected mollusks (number, location, and date); Barnacles (number and scientific name); transport issues; terminology for crab species; letters about and drafts of the Service's final report; notes about an injury of a crew member; and directions on preserving specimen types. Includes correspondence of Roger W. Harrison and Lucile McCain. Locations were throughout the Aleutian Islands.

Date Range

1940

Start Date

1940

End Date

1940

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Alaska king crab
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • United States
  • Alaska
  • Aleutians East

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 98