Slides : U.S. Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941 (1 of 3)

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Color slides document Waldo L. Schmitt's work during the US Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941. Slide labels detail location, date, and brief description. Names of individuals photographed are sometimes included as well as times of day. Includes images of military base structures and staff; participants on collecting trips to islands; vegetation and terrain of islands visited; and marine life. Locations in Ecuador include the vicinity of Conway Bay [Bahía Conway]; Indefatigable island [Isla Santa Cruz]; Villamil; and James Island [Isla San Salvador].

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  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • San Salvador, Isla
  • Ecuador
  • Santa Cruz, Isla
  • Villamil
  • Conway, Bahía


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 125 Folders 16-20