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

ID: SIA RU007231


Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1959

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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


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.

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  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Botany


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


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 111