Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 : photographs (3 of 3)

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)

Abstract

The color photographs and negatives document work completed during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 [Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)]. Images have film developer and some caption markings on the reverse side of images. Some are color versions of black and white photographs in folders 6 and 7. Subject matter includes map of expedition route; Mayan ruins; cliffs along coastline; deck of vessel; expedition participants preparing specimens; jellyfish and sponges; and local inhabitants and their families at home and work. Locations visited during the expedition included Progresso, islands of Cozumel and Mujeres, and Ascension Bay near the coast of Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

Date Range

1960

Start Date

1960

End Date

1960

Access Information

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Topic

  • Sponges
  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Jellyfish
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Yucatán, Península de
  • Mexico
  • Caribbean Sea

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Color photographs
  • Negatives (photographic)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 112