I. Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, 1925 - 1926

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work of H. S. Ladd in Hawaii, November 25 - December 23, 1925, Australia, and New Zealand, February 23 - September 16, 1926. The volume begins with an itinerary. The entries are dated and narrative in structure. They describe travel details, field work, office work, "fish work", observations of terrain including enroute, sketches with notes, marine fauna observed, discussions with colleagues including natural sciences theories, specimens collected, collections studied, and daily activities. Includes a loose insert of field notes. Locations include sites across Oahu Island, Hawaii; vicinity of Sydney, Australia; and Auckland, New Zealand.

Date Range

1925-1926

Start Date

1925

End Date

1926

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Ichthyology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • New Zealand
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Oahu
  • Australia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-046

Collection name

Chalmer L. Cooper papers, c. 1932 - 1944

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 12