Peru, 1972-1987

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Abstract

Mostly clippings, correspondence, typed lists, reports, and photographs relating to research Whitmore and others conducted in Peru. Documents within this folder are dated from approximately 1959-1980 (folder title is inaccurate). Photographs depict field work. Photographs include two photos and one negative of a baleen whale skull from Pisco formation near Acasi, Peru, undated; photo of a skull from Jardin Sacaco, Peru; photo Bill Denton with a whale skeleton from north of Talara, Peru, in the Tablazo formation, Jan 1959; photo of a whale skeleton in the pleistocene Tablazo formation, Talara, Peru, Jan 1959.

Date Range

1959-1987

Start Date

1959

End Date

1987

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Topic

  • Whales
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Talara
  • Peru

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-245

Collection name

Frank C. Whitmore papers, 1937-2001

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 7