Panama, 1955 : to visit the Canal Zone Biological Area and the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, and to collect bird specimens in the Canal Zone and Chiriqui. Assisted by Beatrice Thielen Wetmore; Correspondence, permits, newsclippings, film notes, travel notes, expense records, and memorabilia; Correspondents include John Enos Graf, A. Remington Kellogg, and James Zetek

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Creator

  • Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
  • Graf, John Enos
  • Kellogg, Remington, 1892-1969
  • Zetek, James

Alternate Title

Panama, 1955

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore travels to Panama in 1955 to visit the Canal Zone Biological Area and the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, and to collect bird specimens in the Canal Zone and Chiriqui. Assisted by Beatrice Thielen Wetmore. Correspondence, permits, news clippings, supply lists, film notes, travel notes, itemized expense records, and memorabilia. Correspondence covers travel plans and locations, current condition of the Barro Colorado Island Laboratory, Correspondents include John Enos Graf, A. Remington Kellogg, and James Zetek. Includes a list of blood smears collected on the trip.

Date Range

1954-1955

Start Date

Sep 17, 1954

End Date

Apr 15, 1955

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Panama
  • Chiriquí, Provincia de
  • Canal Zone
  • Barro Colorado

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Account book
  • Memorabilia

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 154 Folder 5