Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1958 : diary, March 21 - May 2, 1958

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1958

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions (1956-1959)

Abstract

The diary documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1958. Entries cover March 21 - May 2, 1958. Entries are scattered throughout. Begins with an itinerary including dates and times of day for arrivals and departures. Includes air temperature, weather,observations of communities and changes from previous year visit, and fauna observed and descriptions of their environment at collecting locations.

Date Range

1958

Start Date

Mar 21, 1958

End Date

May 02, 1958

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Marine biology

Place

  • Tortola
  • Anguilla Cays
  • Saint Thomas
  • Guana Island
  • Redonda
  • Virgin Gorda
  • Caribbean Sea

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 109