Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956 : correspondence

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1955-1957

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Carmichael, Leonard
  • Bredin, J. Bruce
  • Kellogg, Remington, 1892-1969
  • Nicholson, V. E. B.
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions (1956-1959)

Abstract

The correspondence documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956. Subject matter includes references to soil samples (also from Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955), transportation arrangements, background information about possible expedition participants, expenses, Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition film, official correspondence, possible evidence and discussion of firefly lamps, transport of specimens, synopsis of images for narrative of the expedition. Correspondents included Leonard Carmichael, J. Bruce Bredin, Remington Kellogg, and V.E.B. Nicholson. Locations are throughout the Caribbean including Trinidad, Antigua, and St. Croix.

Date Range

1955-1957

Start Date

1955

End Date

1957

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Antigua
  • Saint Croix
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Trinidad

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 107