Panama, 1958 : to visit the Canal Zone Biological Area and to collect bird specimens in the Canal Zone, Bocas del Toro, Cocle, La Jagua, and on Isla Escudo de Veraguas; Assisted by Beatrice Thielen Wetmore; Correspondence, reference materials, expense records, travel notes, photographs and photographic records, field report, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Herbert Friedmann and Louise M. Pearson

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Creator

  • Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
  • Pearson, Louise M.
  • Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987

Alternate Title

Panama, 1958

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore traveled to Panama in 1958 to visit the Canal Zone Biological Area and to collect bird specimens in the Canal Zone, Bocas del Toro, Cocle, La Jagua, and on Isla Escudo de Veraguas. Assisted by Beatrice Thielen Wetmore. Correspondence, reference materials, expense records, travel notes, photographs and photographic records, field report, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Herbert Friedmann and Louise M. Pearson.

Date Range

1957-1958

Start Date

Aug 25, 1957

End Date

Aug 16, 1958

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Panama
  • Coclé
  • Bocas del Toro, Archipiélago de
  • Escudo de Veraguas, Isla
  • Canal Zone

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Account book
  • 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 155 Folder 1