Slides : US Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941 (3 of 3)

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition (1955)

Abstract

Color slides document Waldo L. Schmitt's work completed during the US Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941. Slide labels include numbers, dates (sometimes ranges), location, and sometimes time of day. Subject matter includes images of birds, nests, aerial and oblique views of terrain and vegetation, coastlines and beaches, inland bodies of water, communities and local inhabitants, as well as participants and crew. Locations include Tampico and Tapacula [Tapachula], Mexico; Malpelo, Ecuador; and James Island [Isla San Salvador].

Date Range

1941

Start Date

1941

End Date

1941

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Mexico
  • Ecuador
  • Tapachula
  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • San Salvador, Isla
  • Malpelo
  • Tampico

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 1-5