Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions, 1956, 1958-1960 and Society Islands Expedition, 1957 : photographs of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt

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Abstract

The black and white photographs of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt document his work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions, 1956, 1958-1960 and Society Islands Expedition, 1957. Images include processing specimens collected, expedition participants and local staff in the field, and candid portraits aboard sailing vessels used. One photograph indicates site on Virgin Gorda in Caribbean.

Date Range

1957-1960

Start Date

1957

End Date

1960

Access Information

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Caribbean Sea
  • Société, Îles de la
  • Virgin Gorda

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 113