SIC 4 - Washington no negatives
The black-and-white photographs document field work on Washington Island [Teraina] in Kiribati for the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, March 30-31, 1964. There are captions on the reverse side of images that list location, date range, description, and photographer (R. Clapp). Subject matter covers local inhabitants on parrot hunt, birds (Great Frigatebird), Gilbertese huts, C. D. Hackman insect collecting (with a list of insects found), administrative buildings, copra-drying sheds, vegetation (pandanas, ferns), island trails, and forest.
Mar 30, 1964
Mar 31, 1964
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National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 228 Folder 35