Album 3 Panama, 1959, volume 2 : includes photographs of Wetmore, Beatrice Thielen Wetmore, and Martin Humphrey Moynihan

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Panama, 1959 Part 2

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1959

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

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Abstract

The photograph album (Volume 2) documents Alexander Wetmore's collecting efforts in Darién, Panama in 1959. Photographs are numbered, and captioned with location, description, and date. Subject matter includes preparing specimens; shorelines and waterways; villages; examples of vegetation; camp sites; Choco Indians; travel by cayuco; candid images of colleagues, Choco Indians, Panamanian employees, and families; transport of supplies; roads around the naval reserve. Locations include the vicinity of Boca De Paya, Boca de Cupe, Rio Tuira; and Gamboa. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Beatrice Thielen Wetmore, and Martin Humphrey Moynihan.

Date Range

1959

Start Date

Feb 28, 1959

End Date

Apr 12, 1959

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Choco Indians

Place

  • Gamboa
  • Panama
  • Darién
  • 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 191