Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 : photographs

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Abstract

The photograph album contains images documenting Waldo Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. Some images are duplicates of ones in the album or taken at the same time. They are not captioned, but sheets are numbered. Include images of expedition participants aboard boats collecting, at Egyptian ruins, wildlife at national parks, participants taking photographs, local officials, museum exhibit of Egyptian artifacts, dancers, large wildlife and terrain, and local laboratories and their equipment. Locations are in areas of Sudan, Egypt, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Sudan
  • Egypt
  • Uganda
  • Kinshasa
  • Kisangani

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 105 Folder 4