Wake #1-30 c. 1963-1964

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Abstract

The envelope of black and white photographs document field work on Wake Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, c. 1963-1964. This is 1 of 5 envelopes. There is a typed, numbered list of descriptions for all 5 envelopes of images. There are captions on the reverse side of the photographs with limited information such as location and sometimes description. Images are numbered (1-30). Subject matter includes views of island interior and coastline from various vantage points (including from aircraft and weather tower) as well as a Sooty Tern colony. Photographs are dated January 1964. Locations include Peale Island and Flipper Point.

Date Range

1963-1964

Start Date

1963

End Date

1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Peale Island
  • Flipper Point
  • Wake 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 envelope

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 227 Folder 18