United States Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941 : miscellaneous notes (1 of 3)

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1941

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

Notes were recorded by Waldo Schmitt during the United States Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941. Includes plans and specifications for a proposed field laboratory in the Galapagos Islands to study the wildlife and environment. Includes lists of aniticipated supplies needed, structure of Smithsonian and Ecuadorean Government partnership, proposal of specific types of observations to be conducted; drafts of agreements; cost estimates; and proposed sites.

Date Range

1941

Start Date

1941

End Date

1941

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Ecuador

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 101