Slides : Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, 1957

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Color slides document Waldo L. Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, 1957. Some slides have no labels. Subject matter covers images of travel enroute to expedition destinations, Bora Bora dance contest, participants collecting; monuments visited; detail images of specimens collected (fish, anemone, crustaceans, shells); participants; coastline reefs and beaches; arriving and departing islands; and images of crew and local inhabitant met. Locations include Bora-Bora, Tahiti, Tikahau Atoll and Caroline Islands.

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  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Ichthyology
  • Crustaceans


  • Bora-Bora
  • Caroline Islands
  • Tikehau, Atoll
  • Société, Îles de la
  • Tahiti
  • French Polynesia


  • 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 137 Folders 1-6