Wake #61-90 c. 1963-1964

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Abstract

The envelope of black and white photographs documents field work on Wake Island for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, c. 1963-1964. This is 3 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 (61 -90). Subject matter includes island interior and coastline terrain, sometimes after vegetation removal, birds (Brown Booby, Noddy, Sooty Tern), nests, and eggs. Sometimes captions list bird type and age as well as vegetation type. Locations include Kuku Point, Wilkes Island, Flipper Point, and Peale Island.

Date Range

1963-1964

Start Date

1963

End Date

1964

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Peale Island
  • Flipper Point
  • Kuku Point
  • Wilkes Island
  • 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