Slides : Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, 1957

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions (1956-1959)

Abstract

Color slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, 1957. Slides are labeled with number, location, date, and sometimes description. Images of people sometimes include names. Subject matter includes images of Hawaii enroute to expedition locations; detail images of vegetation and specimens (fish, crustaceans); candid images of local inhabitants (including participants in dance contest); candid images of participants including while collecting along beaches and reefs. Locations include the vicinity of Makatea, Tahiti, Raiatea, Huahine, and Hawaii.

Date Range

1957

Start Date

1957

End Date

1957

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Société, Îles de la
  • Tahiti
  • Makatea
  • French Polynesia
  • Raiatea
  • Hawaii
  • Huahine

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 137