Field correspondence May - July 1964

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This field correspondence documents work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, May to July 1964. Correspondence describes travel, supplies, shipments of specimens, and other logistics as well as information about local flora and fauna, not necessarily part of the project focus. There are observations of arctic fox, reindeer, walrus populations, as well as area flora. There is some discussion of changes to Alaska after the earthquake in March 1964. Locations include Pribilof, Alaska; Samoa; Sand Island. Correspondents are numerous.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 30, 1964

End Date

Jun 30, 1964

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Alaska
  • American Samoa
  • Pribilof Islands


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 20 Folder 8