Netherlands Antilles, 1969 : to study bird populations on the island of Bonaire; Correspondence, reports, newsclippings, permits, travel notes, expense records, memorabilia, and photographs and photographic records

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alternate Title

Netherlands Antilles, 1969

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore travels to the Netherlands Antilles in 1969 to study bird populations on the island of Bonaire. Materials include correspondence, reports, news clippings, permits, travel notes, bird lists, expense records, memorabilia, and photographs and photographic records. Correspondence is in English and Dutch and discusses the prospect of Slagbaai on Bonaire becoming a nature preserve. Photographs are of shorelines, wildlife, and structures on Bonaire.

Date Range

1968-1975

Start Date

Dec 19, 1968

End Date

Aug 14, 1975

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Bonaire
  • Slagbaai

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 150 Folder 8