Greenland Expedition of 1936 : photographs, identified

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1936

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The black and white photographs document Robert A. Bartlett's work for the department of Invertebrate Zoology of Smithsonian Institution during the Greenland Expedition of 1936. Photographs are numbered on the reverse side; these correspond with captions recorded on individual pieces of paper in the folder. Subject matter includes expedition participants collecting marine (fish and plankton) and botanical specimens; and preparing specimens on the deck of the ship; Eskimo children; crew working on the ship; participants collecting on beach coastlines; kayaks. Locations include Angmagssalik [Tasiilaq]; Jameson Land; Rathbone Ø; Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord; and Cape Tattersall.

Date Range

1936

Start Date

1936

End Date

1936

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Ichthyology

Place

  • Rathbone Ø
  • Tasiilaq
  • Jameson Land
  • Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord
  • Greenland

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 74 Folder 12