Leewards album - Pearl and Hermes June 1963 some negs

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The contact sheets and photograph album pages document field work completed during the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, March and June 1963. Album pages have captions that list location, date, wildlife, vegetation, and description of scene. Subject matter includes individual and flocks of birds in habitat, nests, seals, beaches, campsites, participants at work (Binion Amerson banding), a light trap, and seal banding. Locations include Kittery (?) and Seal Island.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 28, 1963

End Date

May 31, 1963

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Seals (Animals)
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Pearl and Hermes Atoll
  • Leeward Islands


  • 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 17