Chapin images : Jamaica 1937

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Envelopes 49 - 71 include images (negatives and photographs) taken by Edward A. Chapin while he completed field work in Jamaica, 1937. Envelopes are labeled with subject matter and location. Subject matter include coastlines, candid images while collecting, landscapes, Hope Gardens, collecting methods, vegetation, colleagues including Blackwelder, collecting locations, historic structures including fortifications, coastlines of rivers, and entomology laboratory space. Includes images that were used in his field book in collection SIA Acc. 11-085. Sometimes the photographs have descriptions on the reverse side. Locations include Hope Bay, Mammee River, Black River, and Derry.

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At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.


  • Entomology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Hope Bay
  • Mammee River
  • Jamaica


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Negatives (photographic)
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-446

Collection name

Edward A. Chapin photographs, Department of Entomology, 1936 - 1946

Physical Description

22 envelopes

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology


Box 1