Album 3 Panama, 1958

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1958

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

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The photograph album documents the work of Alexander Wetmore in Panama during 1958. Photographs include numbers, dates, and captions with description and location. Subject matter includes shorelines; structures and images of towns; rivers; Panamanian staff; collecting, preparing, and tagging specimens; observed birds and their environs; acquaintances and colleagues; and members of the La Jagua Hunting Club. Locations include vicinity of Bocas del Toro, Rio Sixaola, Bahía Almirante, and Isla Escudo de Veraguas. Includes photographs of Wetmore and Beatrice Thielen Wetmore. Also includes photographs of the Canal Zone Biological Area.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Barro Colorado
  • Escudo de Veraguas, Isla
  • Panama
  • Bocas del Toro, Archipiélago de
  • Sixaola, Río
  • Almirante, Bahía


  • 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


Box 189