Album 2 Panama, 1950 : includes photographs of Wetmore, Watson M. Perrygo, and Ratibor Hartmann; Also includes photographs of the Canal Zone Biological Area

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Panama, 1950

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1950

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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Abstract

The photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's travel in Panama during 1950. He was assisted by Watson M. Perrygo. Photographs include numbers, date, and caption with description and location. Subject matter includes images of structural work done at the Barro Colorado Island Laboratory; views of the Canal from Barro Colorado; location of fossils at Quebrada Coca, Herrera; examples of transportation (military vessels, automobiles); lodgings; towns and ports; examples of area terrain (shorelines, forest, wetlands, rivers); Panamanians encountered and employed; Perrygo working on specimens; and campsites. Sites around Ocú and Chimán also photographed. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Watson M. Perrygo, and Ratibor Hartmann. Also includes photographs of the Canal Zone Biological Area.

Date Range

1950

Start Date

1950

End Date

1950

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Barro Colorado
  • Herrera, Provincia de
  • Panama
  • Ocú
  • Chimán
  • Canal Zone

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 180