Album 2 Panama, 1952

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1952

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

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Abstract

The photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's work in Panama in 1952. Photographs include numbers, date, and caption with description and location. Subject matter includes hills and shorelines of Taboga Island; structures and environs of Barro Colorado; Panamanian staff; Panamanians in daily activities; Perrygo and Wetmore preparing specimens; observed wildlife; and examples of transportation during travels (on the waterways). Locations photographed include vicinity of Taboguilla Island. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Watson M. Perrygo, Harold Trapido, and James Zetek. Also includes photographs of the Canal Zone Biological Area.

Date Range

1952

Start Date

1952

End Date

1952

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama
  • Taboga
  • Taboguilla, Isla
  • 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 182