Cruise to Northwest Greenland, 1938, "Report on the Scientific Collecting done in Newfoundland, Labrador, Greenland, and the Canadian Arctic, with Field Notes," by David C. Nutt

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1938

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The report is a compilation of field notes from the Greenland Expedition of 1938 with Robert A. Bartlett. Pages are numbered. Details locations and dates, as well as detailed descriptions of terrain, observed and collected flora and fauna (birds, plankton, jellyfish, crustaceans, and insects). Includes birds lists with scientific name, common name, and surrounding environment in which observed; work of participants; and specimens lists per location. Also details with collected items are being sent to the Smithsonian. Includes some latitude and longitude points. Numerous locations in Greenland Newfoundland are included, some of which are Hodgewater, Brigus, Makinson's Grove, Turnavik, Square Island, Godhavn, and Cape York.

Date Range

1938

Start Date

1938

End Date

1938

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Greenland
  • Newfoundland and Labrador

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Reports

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 17