Album 1 Panama, 1957, volume 1

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 1) documents Alexander Wetmore's work in Panama in 1957. Photographs include numbers, dates, and captions with description and location. Subject matter includes lodgings; birds' nests and their environs; structures and airstrip at Mandinga; collected specimens; San Blas [Cuna] Indians (individuals, children and families); images on the trail; and colleagues. Locations include vicinity of San Blas, Rio Cangandi, Barro Colorado, and Mandinga. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Beatrice Thielen Wetmore, Adela Gomez, Carl Milton Johnson, and Pedro Galindo

Date Range

1957

Start Date

1957

End Date

1957

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Cuna Indians

Place

  • Cangandí, Río
  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama
  • Mandinga
  • San Blas

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 1