Photographs, no.1-100, Haitian Expedition, 1928-1929

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Creator

Perrygo, Watson M., 1906-1984

Abstract

This item is comprised of photographs (no. 1-100) taken by or for Perrygo during his collecting endeavors with Arthur J. Poole in Haiti from December 1928 to April 1929. Photographs document the landscape and vegetation of various localities, depict members of the collecting team (including an image of Perrygo preparing specimens in camp at Dondon and Perrygo and Poole holding a live boa constrictor), and document everyday Haitian people and their lifestyles. Localities included: Port-au-Prince, St. Michel, Cerca La Source, Hinche, and "Don Don" [Dondon]. A corresponding list of photographs and subjects is located in Box 2 Folder 14 of the same collection.

Date Range

1928-1928

Start Date

1928

End Date

1929

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Dondon
  • Haiti
  • Saint Michel
  • Cerca La Source
  • Hinche
  • Port-au-Prince

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007306

Collection name

Watson M. Perrygo papers, circa 1880s-1979

Physical Description

100 photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 10