Album 1 Panama, 1957, volume 2

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1957

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

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Abstract

The photograph album (Volume 2) documents Alexander Wetmore's work in Panama in 1957. Photographs include numbers, date, and caption with description and location. Subject matter includes shorelines; flocks of birds; candid scenes of Panamanians and their families; towns and structures; bull-fighting; examples of area vegetation (Mangrove roots). Locations include vicinity of Los Santos, Isla Iguana,Tonosí, Barro Colorado, Colón. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Beatrice Thielen Wetmore, Carl B. Koford, and Graham Bell Fairchild. Also includes photographs of the Canal Zone Biological Area

Date Range

1957

Start Date

1957

End Date

1957

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Tonosí
  • Barro Colorado
  • Los Santos, Provincia de
  • Iguana, Isla
  • Panama
  • Colón

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 188 Folder 2