Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, 1957 : station data

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact
Download IIIF ManifestRequest permissionsDownload image Print


Station data documents work completed by Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, during April and May of 1957. List includes accession number, list of participating scientists, station numbers followed by date, time of day, description of environment, depth, island, and approximate location in reference to island. Additionally some descriptions detail type of line used, if coral reef present, vegetation present, when specimens taken and sometimes indicate types. Includes multiple locations through out French Polynesia Society Islands [Îles de la Société] and Tuamotu Islands.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 31, 1957

End Date

Apr 30, 1957

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at


  • Marine Biology
  • Zoology
  • Marine biology


  • Tuamotu Islands
  • Société, Îles de la
  • French Polynesia


  • 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


Box 108