Slides : Presidential Cruise of 1938

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Slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Presidential Cruise of 1938. Slides are labeled with location, descriptions, and date. Common names is included for birds, reptiles, turtles, and crustaceans pictured. Subject matter includes variety of ages of birds, coastlines, participants as part of a landing party, Shellback ceremony, detail images of fish, island vegetation, and a view of the ship from shore. Locations in the vicinity of Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón] including Albermarle [Isla Isabela], Hood Island [Isla Española], and James Island [Isla San Salvador].

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1938

End Date

Jun 30, 1938

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  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Ichthyology
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Crustaceans


  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • San Salvador, Isla
  • Ecuador
  • Isabela, Isla
  • Española, Isla


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 box

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 123 Folders 01-06