Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956 : equipment lists, packing lists, and material re collecting outfits

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1956

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

Equipment lists, packing lists, and material re collecting outfits document work completed during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956. These include lists of supplies for A.C. Smith for botany, Waldo Schmitt for marine invertebrates, and correspondence drafts referring to filming of the expedition. Some lists are broken down by type of supplies, i.e. medical, collecting gear, preserving and packing equipment, and reagents.

Date Range

1956

Start Date

1956

End Date

1956

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Crustaceans

Place

Caribbean Sea

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Receipts (financial records)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 107