Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 : list of and notes on soil samples collected

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1955

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The list of soil samples document collecting done during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955, led by Waldo Schmitt. Specimen locations include lakes, antelope fields, agricultural fields, forests, roadsides, shorelines, and national parks. Locations include the vicinity of Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo (Kagera Park [Parc National de l' Akagera], Lake Kivu [Kivu Lac], Lake Tanganyika, and Yagambi, Wagenia, and Stanleyville [Kisangani]). Additionally there is a letter in reference to the processing of the samples.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Akagera, Parc National de l'
  • Kivu, Lac
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Sudan
  • Tanganyika, Lake
  • Kisangani

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 104