Smithsonian-Firestone Expedition to Liberia, 1940

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This part of a scrapbook was compiled by Lucile Mann in relation to the Smithsonian-Firestone Expedition to Liberia, 1940. Collected materials include permits, photographs, menus, voyage schedule, news clippings, telegrams, and postcards. Photographs show antisubmarine netting in the port of Dakar; the French Navy vessel Richelieu with a damaged stern; Conakry village market; local World War I monument; individual and group shots of expedition participants; and oil barrels at the Dakar port prepared for shipment. Also included is a proposed schedule for the SS West Kebar. There are detailed photograph captions.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 31, 1940

End Date

Nov 30, 1940

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  • Zoos
  • Zoology
  • Wild Animal Collecting


  • Liberia
  • Dakar
  • Conakry


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Scrapbooks

Accession #

SIA RU007293

Collection name

William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 24