Slides : Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1958 (2 of 2)

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Abstract

Color slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1958. Slides are labeled with number, date, location and sometimes description. Most of the subject matter covers detail images of plants (mangroves, flowers), and marine life (star fish, brittle stars, fish, snails). Also includes sugarcane workers; sailing vessels; collecting specimens along coastline with nets; map of expedition route; and views of communities on islands visited. Locations include Antigua, Sopers Hole on Tortola, Anegada, Sint Maarten [St. Martin], Gorda Sound in the Virgin Islands, and Ascension Bay [Bahía de la Ascensión].

Date Range

1958

Start Date

1958

End Date

1958

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Ichthyology

Place

  • Sopers Hole
  • Virgin Islands
  • Tortola
  • Anegada
  • Gorda Sound
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Ascensión, Bahía de la
  • Antigua
  • St. Martin

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 138 Folders 1-18