Eltanin cruises 26-27, labels

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This folder contains labels from Eltanin cruises 26 and 27. The labels are replacements for labels that were originally misprinted by Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center (SOSC). An envelope and letters addressed to Dr. Allan Be are included, as well as photocopies of invoices. The letters from SOSC apologize for misprinting the labels with West longitudes rather than East longitudes. The labels include the following information: Taxon (which is pelagic Foraminifera or Foraminiferida), program, collector, vessel, cruise number, station number, aliquot, remarks, data, dear, coordinates, depth, number of spec. Written on the envelope is "N.B. substitute enclosed labels in samples from cruise 26 and 27 before working with these cruises.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 18, 1969

End Date

Jul 18, 1969

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  • Marine Biology
  • Protists
  • Plankton
  • Invertebrates
  • Marine biologists
  • Marine biology
  • Foraminifera


  • Indian Ocean
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Southern Ocean
  • Tasman Sea


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA Acc. 09-008

Collection name

Allan W. H. Bé papers, circa 1953-1969

Physical Description

1 logbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 7 Folder 12