Slides : Palmer Peninsula Survey 1962-1963 (1 of 3)

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Abstract

Color slides document the work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during his participation in the Palmer Peninsula (Antarctica) Survey, 1962-1963. Some slides are labeled with location, date, and description. Subject matter includes views of laboratory facilities; detail images of specimens; participants collecting and preparing specimens; candid images of participants; penguins and their eggs; starfish; images of jellyfish and other invertebrates underwater; birds and their environment; and views of terrain from ship. Some are duplicates of photographs in the collection division 15. Locations in Antarctica include Argentine Island, Livingston Island, and Arthur Harbor.

Date Range

1962-1963

Start Date

1962

End Date

1963

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • Palmer Land
  • Livingston Island
  • Antarctica

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 141 Folders 18-23