Leewards, 1912

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Abstract

The black and white photographs document terrain of Leeward Islands, December 1912. Photographs have captions on the reverse side, listing combination of description, photographer, and negative number. Subject matter includes Necker Island (possibly by W. F. Frear), La Perouse Pinnacle [French Frigate Shoals], structures on Midway Island, vessel Thetis, possibly C. S. Cochran (commanding officer of Thetis 1910 -1913). Pictures are courtesy of Virginia Frear Wild.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

1912

End Date

1912

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Necker Island
  • French Frigate Shoals
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Midway Islands
  • Leeward Islands

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 221 Folder 9