Leewards album - Midway 1963 no negs

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Abstract

The black and white photograph album pages document field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program on Midway Island, February 1963. Images include captions that include information about location with landmarks, wildlife present, and activity pictured. Subject matter shows individual and groups of birds in habitat, structures, collected bird specimens, participants at work, skinning specimens, methods of blood sampling, collecting mites, USS Moctobi underway including work areas, daily activities on ship and on land. Locations include Sand, Eastern, and Midway Island.

Date Range

1963

Start Date

Jan 31, 1963

End Date

Jan 31, 1963

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Midway Islands
  • Leeward Islands
  • Eastern Island

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 15