Photographs : Sand Island, 17 December 1968 - January 1969, by R. L. Brownell, Jr.

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The envelope of black and white photographs documents field work on Sand-Johnston Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, December 17, 1968 - January 1969. The envelope indicates images are from roll BT. There are captions on the reverse side of the photographs that list date and time range. Images show various views of island terrain. Some images show structures including antenna building and guywires. Also includes images of unidentified fish specimens, candid images of participants at work, and bird specimens.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 17, 1968

End Date

Dec 31, 1968

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ichthyology
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Sand Island
  • Johnston Atoll


  • 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 227 Folder 12