Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 : miscellaneous notes

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1960

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The miscellaneous notes document the work of Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 [Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)]. Includes two news clippings. Some notes are dated and are journal style, drafts of correspondence. Describes travel progress on sailing vessel, status following itinerary, working relationship with participants, weather conditions including wind directions and speeds and temperatures, descriptions of terrain and structures in port, and work completed during expedition. Locations in Mexico include vicinity of Mujeres and Cozumel Island.

Date Range

1960

Start Date

1960

End Date

1960

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Topic

Zoology

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Clippings (information artifacts)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 112