Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940 : miscellaneous notes (4 of 4)

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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Miscellaneous materials document the processes and results of Waldo Schmitt's work during the Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940. Materials include dated notes listing issues with work, equipment, locations, investigation participants, and methods and results of specimen collecting. There is more than one set of dated notes -- up to three related entries to a given date. There are drafts of correspondence for use of equipment in Alitak Bay. Locations are through out the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 30, 1940

End Date

Oct 31, 1940

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  • Alaskan King Crab
  • Zoology


  • Shelikoff Bay
  • United States
  • Aleutian Islands
  • Alitak Bay
  • Alaska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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Box 99