Slides : Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 (5 of 5)

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Color slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. Slides are labeled with number, location and sometimes description. Includes images of indigenous individuals and families; structures; examples of vegetation and terrain; shorelines of rivers and lakes; Congo River ferry; maps; participants preparing specimens; national parks; and observed wildlife. Locations in Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo include the vicinity of Mulungu, Astrida [Butare (?)], Brazzaville, Butembo, Ruindi [Rwindi], Lwiro, and Kagera [Parc National de l'Akagera].

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  • Akagera, Parc National de l'
  • Butembo
  • Mulungu
  • Brazzaville
  • Rwindi
  • Butare
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Lwiro


  • 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 135