Album 1 Panama, 1962 : volume 1, includes photographs of Wetmore, Beatrice Thielen Wetmore, Charles O. Handley, Jr., Helena M. Weiss, and Francis Greenwell

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Panama, 1962, Part 1

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1962

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 1962. Photographs are numbered, and captioned with location, description, and date. Subject matter includes observed birds, eggs, nests, and their environs; vistas and detailed images of forests, trails, and open fields; candid images of Panamanians, families, and colleagues; villages, farms, and individual structures; modes of transportation during collecting; and preparation of specimens. Locations are in the vicinity of Frijolito, La Jagua, and Los Santos. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Beatrice Thielen Wetmore, Charles O. Handley, Jr., Helena M. Weiss, and Francis Greenwell.

Date Range

1962

Start Date

Jan 08, 1962

End Date

Mar 01, 1962

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Panama
  • Canal Zone
  • Los Santos

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 193 Folder 1