Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 : correspondence (1 of 2)

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1950s

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Burnett, Tom
  • Carmichael, Leonard
  • Bredin, J. Bruce
  • Nicholson, Desmond V.
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)

Abstract

Correspondence documents the work completed during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 [Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)]. Waldo Schmitt writes letters to J. Bruce Bredin about the planning for and progress during of the expedition, describe expedition participants, activities, issues, weather, collecting efforts, expenses and balances, and destinations of the expedition. Other letters usually deal with arranging logistics and participants for expedition. Includes correspondence of J. Bruce Bredin, Tom Burnett, Leonard Carmichael, and Desmond V. Nicholson.

Date Range

1959

Start Date

Dec 16, 2017

End Date

Dec 16, 1960

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Mexico
  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Cozumel, Isla de

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 111