SIC 18 - Jarvis 3-67

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The 19 black-and-white photographs document field work completed on Jarvis Island, March 1967. Fifteen photographs taken by R. Chandler show a Great Frigate on nest with young, a dead Frigate, a landscape view of the island with a lighthouse and guano works in the distance, dead Lesser Frigates, a female Great Frigate displaying, Max Thompson, Phil Krisel and Frank Smith in front of IGY house, several coastline views from a lighthouse, an inland island view, a close up of flies on an orange, a close up of an unidentified spider on Red-footed Booby guano, and a Bluefaced Booby club. Four photographs taken by Frank Smith show male Great Frigatebirds displaying, Great Frigatebirds on nests and in flight, a female Great Frigatebird on a nest, and a male Great Frigatebird with chick. The images have captions on the reverse side that list location, date, description (some with directional details about views), photographer, and negative numbers (300, 304, 306-308, 310, 313, 319, 322, 323, 327, 330, 334-336, 947, 983, 999, 950).

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 28, 1967

End Date

Feb 28, 1967

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  • Animals
  • Entomology
  • Birds
  • Arachnology
  • Ornithology


  • Line Islands
  • Jarvis Island


  • 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

19 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 229 Folder 14