Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 : itineraries

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The itineraries, their revisions, and correspondence document the work of Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. The letter provides an overview of the expedition, including a description of staff members, their specialities, length of trip, prime objectives, and a list of questions about supplies and types of personnel needed. Locations include Sudan, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. Itineraries sometimes include more than one town to be visited a day.

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  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Sudan
  • Uganda


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Itineraries
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 103