Wyoming, 1910 (1 of 2)

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Abstract

This is one of two photograph albums documenting Alexander Wetmore's work in Wyoming during the summer of 1910 gathering data on economic status and geographical distribution of birds and mammals for the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. Note on first page states "presented to my father and mother Christmas, 1910, A. Wetmore." Photographs are are captioned and dated. Locations include Bighorn River, Yellowstone National Park, Teton Pass, Frontier Day at Jackson, Wyoming. Subject matter includes candid images of traveling partners, terrain, and campsites. Consists mostly of duplicates of photographs found in album 1 documenting work in Wyoming, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands.

Date Range

1910

Start Date

1910

End Date

1910

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Bighorn River
  • Wyoming
  • United States
  • Jackson

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 169 Folder 2