Field Notes, Robert A. Bartlett, Greenland Expedition, 1940

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Abstract

The notebook of Robert A. Bartlett was written during the Greenland Expedition, 1940 [Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947)]. Entries are organized by specimen number. There is a introductory description of some destinations, terrain and vegetation observed. Entries include type (common name, sometimes quite general like marine life), location, latitude and longitude, date, collector, and sometimes environment information like elevation or method of collection, especially in relation to dredging. Specimens collected include plants, marine life, plankton, birds, flowers, and seals. Locations include the vicinity of Turnavik, Labrador; Melville Bay [Melville Bugt], Robertson bay, Humbolt Glacier, and Smith Sound.

Date Range

1940

Start Date

1940

End Date

1940

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Invertebrates
  • Botany
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Turnavik Islands
  • Melville Bugt
  • Canada
  • Greenland
  • Labrador
  • Smith Sound

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007260

Collection name

United States National Museum Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 3