Field notes of Harry Pederson, 1961

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Field notes : Bahamas undersea photography 1961, behavior studies of reef animals by Harry Pederson, 1961

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1961

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Pederson, Harry

Alternate Title

Field notes : Bahamas undersea photography 1961, behavior studies of reef animals by Harry Pederson, 1961

Abstract

Typed field notes by Harry Pederson document work completed with Waldo L. Schmitt in the Bahamas on marine life found in reefs during 1961. Details daily activities during the collecting trip, working conditions, participants, types of film used, conditions of coral reefs due to local building activities, interactions between participants and local inhabitants, types of marine life observed (sometimes over a series of days), methods used to film, weather, and details about a flying gurnard, shark, and jawfish (among others)collected for filming.

Date Range

1961

Start Date

1961

End Date

1961

Access Information

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Topic

  • Reefs
  • Zoology

Place

Bahamas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 117