Colombia 1941 : expense records

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Materials document Alexander Wetmore's travels in Colombia and Netherlands West Indies [Netherlands Antilles] in 1941 to collect bird specimens for the US National Museum. Materials include correspondence, itemized expense reports, and receipts. Itemized list is chronological and lists destinations and purchases of specimens. Includes handwritten records and the typed, official reports.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 24, 1941

End Date

Sep 05, 1941

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Colombia
  • Netherlands Antilles


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Account book
  • Receipts (financial records)

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 145 Folder 5