Pinchot South Seas Expedition, 1929, notes and photographs

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Photographs are from the Pinchot South Seas Expedition [South Pacific Ocean], 1929. Note cards include citations of reference texts. Photographs have captions and dates on the back. Some appear to have been used in publication. Subject matter includes examples of vegetation; birds and their nests; coastlines; and harbors. Locations were in areas of Marquesas Islands [Marquises, Îles] Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón] and Tuamotu Islands including Swan Island, Cocos Island, Fatu Hiva, Hood island [Fatu Huku], Indefatigable island and Barrington [Isla Santa Fe].

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 01, 1929

End Date

Sep 16, 1929

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Ecuador
  • Marquises, Îles
  • Tuamotu Islands
  • Santa Cruz, Isla
  • South Pacific Ocean
  • Fatu Hiva
  • Cocos Island
  • Fatu Huku
  • Santa Fe, Isla


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

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

21 photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 245 Folder 1