Bartlett : Greenland Expedition of 1939, photographs (identified)

ID: SIA RU007231

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1939

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946
  • Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946
  • Greenland Expedition of 1939
  • Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947)

Abstract

Black and white photographs document work complete work by Robert A. Bartlett for the Invertebrate Zoology department of the Smithsonian during the Greenland Expedition of 1939. Photographs are numbered on the reverse side. Numbers correspond with a list of captions. Captions list information about locations, people photographed, and flora and fauna. Subject matter includes candid images of participants and crew, detail images of flora and fauna including birds (their eggs and nests), musk, and fish; ice bergs; indigenous people aboard the Effie M. Morrissey (some in examples of indigenous garments(?)); examples of local kayaks in use; work on deck; processing specimens. Locations include the vicinity of East Greenland including Angmagssalik [Tasiilaq], Jackson Island, and Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord.

Date Range

1939

Start Date

1939

End Date

1939

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Greenland
  • Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord
  • Tasiilaq

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 15