Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 : correspondence N-Z

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The folder of correspondence (N-Z) documents the work of Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. Subject matter covers the film made of the expedition; preparations for travel; motion picture film list of locations and subject matter in film with dates; references to film taken; dealing with government officials; and expedition itinerary. Includes correspondents C. J. Pertuit, Alvina S. Schmitt (Mrs. Waldo LaSalle), Alexander Wetmore, and Frank Walter Weymouth. Deals with locations throughout the expedition from Sudan to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans


  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Sudan
  • Uganda


  • 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


Box 103