Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955, reel 24; film transfer with wet gate; 3/4" U-matic videotape; July 6, 1995; 28:00 minutes

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition (1955)

Abstract

The motion pictures documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. The 28 minute film exists as Reel 24; film transfer with wet gate; 3/4" U-matic videotape; July 6, 1995; and a digital file. Some aspects duplicate scenes from other cataloged films. Shows adult and juvenile elephants, birds and other wildlife, working on seine nets, local inhabitants at work, flora and fauna along the route, and countryside vistas.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Africa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Motion pictures (visual work)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

Reference copy: 1 digital .wmv file (28 minutes)

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives