Album 1 Panama, 1954 : includes photographs of Wetmore and Beatrice Thielen Wetmore

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1954

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

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Abstract

Photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's work in Panama in 1954. He visited the Canal Zone Biological Area and collected bird specimens in Chiriqui. Report in a related folder indicates most of his work focused on the 4000 -6000 foot elevations in the subtropical zone. He was assisted by Beatrice Thielen Wetmore. Photographs include numbers, date, and caption with description and location. Subject matter included events he attended in Panama; shorelines, forests observed; examples of vegetation; vistas of volcano in Chiriquí province; Panamanian staff and families; lodgings; and modes of transportation used.

Date Range

1954

Start Date

1954

End Date

1954

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Palo Santo
  • Panama
  • Canal Zone
  • Chiriquí, Provincia de

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

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Box 184 Folder 1

[[image]] 5513. Picnic at La Jagua Gun Club, Panamá, February 21, 1954. [[image]] 5514. Picnic at La Jagua Gun Club, Panamá, February 21, 1954.
[[image]] 5515. Dawn silhouette of Volcán Barú, from Palo Santo, Chiriquí. February 27, 1954. [[image]] 5516. The volcano at dawn from our cabin at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. February 27, 1954
[[image]] 5517. Sunrise behind Volcán Barú, from Palo Santo, Chiriquí. February 27, 1954 [[image]] 5518. Looking toward Barriles from our cabin at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. February 28, 1954.
[[image]] .5519. Volcán Barú from our cabin at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. February 28, 1954. [[image]] 5520. Laguna de Agua, Chiriquí. March 2, 1954.
[[image]] 5521. Laguna de Agua, Chiriquí. March 2, 1954. [[image]] 5522. Laguna de Agua, Chiriquí. March 2, 1954.
[[image]] 5523. Gedón and Bea at Laguna de Agua, Chiriquí. March 2, 1954. [[image]] 5524. Laguna de Agua, Chiri^[[q]]uí. March 2, 1954.
[[image]] 5525. Laguna de Aqua, Chiriquí. March 2, 1954. [[image]] 5526. Flowering tree at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 4, 1954.
[[image]] 5527. Cabin Five at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 4, 1954. [[image]] 5528. Volcán Barú from Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 4, 1954.
[[image]] .5529. Laguna Grande, Chiriquí. March 9, 1954. [[image]] .5530. Laguna grande, Chiriquí. March 9, 1954.
[[image]] 5531. Bea at Laguna Grande, Chiriquí. March 9, 1954. [[image]] 5532. Armageddon Hartmann. Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 10, 1954
[[image]] 5433. Beatrice Wetmore Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 10, 1954. [[image]] 5534. Gedón and A.W. at our cabin. Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 10, 1954.
[[image]] 5535. Cerro Punta, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954. [[image]] 5536. Cerro Punta, Chiriquí from 6500 feet elevation. March 12, 1954.
[[image]] 5537. Valley at 6500 feet at Cerro Punta, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954. [[image]] 5538. Valley near Bambito, below Cerro Punta, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954.
[[image]] 5539. Valley above Bambito, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954. [[image]] 5540. Buying lettuce at El Portón del Señor Luis, near Bambito, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954.
[[image]] 5541. Valley of Río Chiriquí Viejo below Bambito, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954. [[image]] 5542. Río Chiriquí Viejo near Bambito, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954.
[[image]] 5543. Edge of the Llano above El Volcán, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954. [[image]] 5544. Edge of the Llano above El Volcán, Chiriquí. March 12, 1954.
[[image]] 5545. Forests beyond Silla de Cerro Pando, Chiriquí. March 13, 1954. [[image]] 5546. Silla de Cerro Pando, Chiriquí at 5200 feet elevation. March 13, 1954.
[[image]] 5547. Forest on Silla de Cerro Pando, Chiriquí at 5200 feet. March 13, 1954. [[image]] 5548. View to north from Silla de Cerro Pando, Chiriquí at 5200 feet. March 13, 1954.
[[image]] 5549. View from Silla de Cerro Pando, Chiriquí at 5200 feet. March 13, 1954. [[image]] 5550. Gedón Hartmann and our jeep. Silla de Cerro Pando, Chiriquí. March 13, 1954.
[[image]] 5551. Finca Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 13, 1954. [[image]] 5552. Bea and our cook stove at Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 15, 1954.
[[image]] 5553. Our cabin at Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 15, 1954. [[image]] 5554. Finca Moravia of Alois St. Hartmann. Our cabin at right. Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 15, 1954.
[[image]] 5555. Looking toward Cerro Picacho from Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 15, 1954. [[image]] 5556. Finca Moravia of Alois St. Hartmann, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 16, 1954.
[[image]] 5557. Alois ("Louis") St. Hartmann, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 16, 1954. [[image]] 5558. Beatrice Wetmore, Santa Clara, Chiriqui. March 16, 1954.
[[image]] 5559. Papito and Gedón Hartmann with A. Wetmore, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 16, 1954. [[image]] 5560. Finca Moravia, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 16, 1954.
[[image]] 5561. Gedón and Papito Hartmann with Bea, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 17, 1954. [[image]] 5562. Alois ("Louis") St. Hartmann, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 17, 1954.
[[image]] 5563. Valley of Quebrada Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 17, 1954. [[image]] 5564. Proposed line of Inter-American Highway, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 17, 1954.
[[image]] 5565. The "highway" at Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 17, 1954. [[image]] 5566. Proposed line of Inter-American Highway, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954.
[[image]] 5567. View along proposed Inter-American Highway, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954. [[image]] 5568. View along proposed Inter-American Highway, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954.
[[image]] 5569. Looking toward Costa Rican boundary, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954. [[image]] 5570. Cutover land, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954.
[[image]] 5571. Looking toward Costa Rican boundary, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954. [[image]] 5572. Farmland at Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954.
[[image]] 5573. Cut-over land at Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954. [[image]] 5574. Near Quebrada Guisado, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954.
[[image]] 5575. Finca of Batista, the wood Carver, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954. [[image]] 5576. Finca of Batista, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 18, 1954.
[[image]] 5577. The family of Alois St. Hartmann, Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954. [[image]] 5578. The family of Alois. St Hartmann with Bea. Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954.
[[image]] 5579. Alois demonstrating how it is done! Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954. [[image]] 5580. A. Wetmore with the Hartmann family. Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954.
[[image]] 5581. Alois' inscription on our house. Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954. [[image]] 5582. More inscriptions. Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954.
[[image]] 5583. Río Colorado, western Chiriquí. Haunt of [[underlined]] Serpophaga cinerea grisea [[/underlined]]. March 21, 1954. [[image]] 5584. Río Colorado between El Volcán and Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954.
[[image]] 5585. Bea admiring Haug's sign. El Volcán, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954 [[image]] 5586. Store of Tomás Rodriguez, El Volcán, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954
[[image]] 5587. Beside the highway at Nueva California, El Volcán, Chiriquí. March 21, 1954. [[image]] 5588. Werna Olim's jeep at Río Colorado, Western Chiriquí. March 26, 1954.
[[image]] 5589. Werna Olim and his jeep Río Colorado, Western Chiriquí. March 26, 1954. [[image]] 5590. Río Colorado, between El Volcán and Santa Clara, Chiriquí. March 26, 1954.
[[image]] 5591. Foot bridge across Río Colorado, Western Chiriquí. Capt. Gordon Field and Gedón Hartmann. March 26, 1954. [[image]] 5592. Capt. Gordon Field at Río Colorado, Western Chiriquí. March 26, 1954.
[[image]] 5593. A. Wetmore and Gedón Hartmann, Río Colorado, Western Chiriquí. March 26, 1954. [[image]] 5594. Volcán Barú from Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 29, 1954.
[[image]] 5595. Looking toward Barriles from Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954. [[image]] 5596. Looking toward Barriles from Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954.
[[image]] 5597. Myra Nichols opens the gate. Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954. [[image]] 5598. Bea and Gedón at our doorway. Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954.
[[image]] 5599. A. Wetmore, Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954. [[image]] 5600. The water wheel light plant at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954.
[[image]] 5601. Cabin 5 at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954. [[image]] 5602. Caretaker's house, Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954.
[[image]] 5603. Our cabin at Palo Santo, Chiriquí. March 30, 1954. [[image]] 5604. Juanelo, Marta Guerra and their family. El Volcán, Chiriquí. March 31, 1954.
[[image]] 5605. Hotel Ferrabone, Soná Veraguas. April 1, 1954. [[image]] 5606. Farfan Beach, C.Z. April 4, 1954.
[[image]] 5607. The approcah [[edit mark for: approach]] to Venado Beach, C.Z. April 4, 1954. [[image]] 5608. Taboguilla Island, in center, from Venado Beach, C.Z. April 4, 1954.
[[image]] 5609. Uravá and Taboga Islands from Venado Beach, C.Z. April 4, 1954. [[image]] 5610. End of Taboga, Otoque and Melones Islands, from Venado Beach, C.Z. April 4, 1954.
[[image]] 5611. Cerro Cabra, Panamá from near Camarones (Nueva Vera Cruz) April 4, 1954. [[image]] 5612. Cerro Cabra, Panamá from near Camarones. April 4, 1954.
[[image]] 5613. Cerro Galera, C.Z., from Venado Beach. April 4, 1954. [[image]] 5614. Cerro Galera, C.Z., near Venado Beach. April 4, 1954.
[[image] 5615. Cerro Galera, C.Z. from near Venado Beach. April 4, 1954. [[image]] 5616. Cerro Galera, C.Z. from Venado Beach. April 4, 1954.
[[image]] 5617. Venado Beach, C.Z., looking west toward Vaca Monte Point. April 4, 1954.