National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to the Dutch East Indies, 1937

ID: SIA RU007293

Creator: Photograph Album, August 1937

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1937

Citation: William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

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Creator

  • Mann, Lucile Quarry, 1897-1986
  • Mann, William M., 1886-1960
  • National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to the Dutch East Indies, 1937

Alternate Title

Photograph Album, August 1937

Abstract

The photograph album was compiled for Lucille Mann, and includes images taken during the National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Institution Expedition to the Dutch East Indies, 1937. Compiler is unknown. Subject matter includes the Manns and others; Batak people; native dancing; agricultural fields; portraits of collected animals, reptiles, and amphibians; informal scenes of animals interacting with each other and people. There are several images of primates interacting with tigers. Some photographs have captions.

Date Range

1937

Start Date

1937

End Date

Jul 31, 1937

Access Information

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Topic

  • Tiger cubs
  • Wild animal collecting
  • Zoology
  • Zoos
  • Batak (Indonesian people)

Place

  • Malay Archipelago
  • Southeast Asia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007293

Collection name

William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 23 Wrapper 1