Greenland Expedition of 1937 : photographs, some identified

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1937

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The photographs, taken by Robert A. Bartlett, document work completed during the Greenland Expedition of 1937, documenting collecting done for the department of invertebrate zoology of the Smithsonian. Subject matter covers participants in collecting specimens on land and bays, working on the deck of the sailing vessel, icebergs seen from deck, participants preparing egg specimens, detail images of flowers in field; series of images of participants and crew pulling in fishing nets; and collected walrus. Indicates some photographs document Melville Bay [Melville Bugt].

Date Range

1937

Start Date

1937

End Date

1937

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Melville Bugt
  • 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 13