Leewards album - Pearl and Hermes no negs

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Abstract

The black and white photographs, contact sheets and album pages document field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1963 and undated. Caption information varies. Some include negative number, date, location and descriptions. Subject matter includes birds and seals of various ages. Photograph album pages include captions that list individuals pictured, location (including part of island), activity, and date information. Photos show the process of disembarking at Pearl and Hermes Reef (February 1963), arrival, setting up camp, camp life, flocks of birds at lagoon, sharks, seals, and turtles.

Date Range

1963, undated

Start Date

1963

End Date

1963

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Pearl and Hermes Atoll
  • 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 16