Panama, 1950 : report

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Creator

Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis) 1904-

Abstract

This folder contains various documents including one page report, correspondence, shipping invoices, disposition slips, customs form, expense list, slips for equipment, and record of what was collected, created from 1949-1950. The following correspondence is included: Remington Kellog to Air Adjutant General of USAF requesting aerial photographs; Secretary Wetmore to Gazin; Willys-overland Export Corporation; Murray M. Wise (American Embassy). The record of collections, 1950 expedition to Ocu and Pese, Panama is listed by locality and records specimen number, what was collected, and date. Localities include La Coca (near Ocu) and El Hatillo (near Pese), The one page report of collecting activities and specimens (mostly mammals) collected.

Date Range

1949-1950

Start Date

1949

End Date

1950

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Paleontology

Place

  • El Hatillo
  • Panama

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Reports
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007314

Collection name

Charles Lewis Gazin Papers, 1901-1984 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 19 Folder 1