Parish-Smithsonian Expedition to Haiti, 1930, Photographs

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Creator

  • Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
  • Parish-Smithsonian Expedition to Haiti, 1930

Abstract

Photographs document the Parish-Smithsonian Expedition to Haiti, 1930. Some images are captioned, and there are related negatives in the collection. Subject matter includes aboard ship, vegetation, collected live and dead specimens (including birds, sea-life, reptiles); native residences, markets and ports; expedition participants and Haitians; terrain including coastlines and rivers; catching a shark; and the ship "Esperanza". Include locations around Cuba and Haiti including the vicinity of Navassa Island, Île à Vache, and Petit Trou de Nippes. Includes photographs of Watson Perrygo and Mr. and Mrs. Parish.

Date Range

1930

Start Date

1930

End Date

1930

Access Information

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Topic

  • Sharks
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Haiti
  • Petit Trou de Nippes
  • Vache, Île à
  • Gonâve, Île de la
  • Navassa Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 244 Folder 12