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Abstract

The color slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. Subject matter includes structures and views along the Nile River, Egyptian ruins, Aswan Dam [As-Sadd al ʻĀlī], locations and scenes around Lake Victoria bordering Uganda, swarms of insects observed, ferries, indigenous residences, Mangalla, Congo; Malakal, Sudan.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Nile River
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Sudan
  • Malakal
  • Lake Victoria
  • ʻĀlī, As-Sadd al-
  • Mangala

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 127 Folders 15-20