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


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

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


  • 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 127 Folders 1-5