Jarvis Island, 1936 ,1938, 1940, 1948 and undated

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Black and white photographs document terrain and wildlife on Jarvis Island, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1948 and undated. Images have captions on the reverse side; information varies, sometimes listing negative, location, dated, expedition information, photographer. Subject matter show beaches, individual and groups of birds in habitat (type listed), wreck of the vessel Amaranth, interior terrain, structures, chickens being transferred to Jarvis Island. Photograph sources include Department of Interior, US Navy Bureau of Aeronautics, and US Coast Guard.

Date Range

1936, 1938, 1940, 1948

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Line Islands
  • Jarvis Island


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

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 221 Folder 3