Venezuela, 1937 : to collect bird specimens for the USNM; Correspondence with John Enos Graf, Charles G. Abbot, William Wilson Popenoe, and others; expense records; travel notes; memorabilia; and photographs of Wetmore, Popenoe, Henri Pittier, and Ventura Barnes, Jr.

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Creator

  • Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
  • Graf, John Enos
  • Abbot, Charles G.
  • Popenoe, William Wilson

Alternate Title

Venezuela, 1937

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore traveled to Venezuela, 1937 to collect bird specimens for the US National Museum. Includes correspondence with John Enos Graf, Charles G. Abbot, William Wilson Popenoe, and others. Materials include itemized expense records; travel notes; memorabilia; and photographs of Wetmore, Popenoe, Henri Pittier, and Ventura Barnes, Jr. dated 1937, includes captions. Most correspondence relates to travel arrangements, letters of introduction, and possible participants.

Date Range

1937

Start Date

1937

End Date

1937

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Venezuela
  • Caracas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Correspondence
  • Memorabilia

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 144 Folder7