Leewards 1930 (no neg)

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Abstract

The 12 black and white photographs document terrain of Leeward Islands, 1930. There are captions on the reverse side of photographs detailing a combination of description, date, and photographer. Subject matter includes approach to Midway Island, seal on Grass Island, beach of Sand Island, USS Whippoorwill, collected crustacean, approach to Pearl and Hermes Reef, birds in habitat, and cable station at Midway Island. Photographs are by Paul S. Galtsoff.

Date Range

1930

Start Date

1930

End Date

1930

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Hawaii
  • Pearl and Hermes Atoll
  • 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 10