Bamaha Cruise on the Anton Dohrn, April - June 1912

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Creator

  • Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
  • Albatross Expedition to the Gulf of California (1911)

Abstract

The volume documents the field work of Paul Bartsch during the Bahama Cruise aboard the Anton Dohrn making a bacteriological examination of the waters, during April 17 - June 7, 1912. The volume begins with loose inserts, including a typed list of actual and necessary expenses incurred during the trip for the U.S. National Museum. Entries are dated and narrative in structure. They describe travel details, daily activities (sometimes with time of day), observations, as well as entries organized by station number that list location information, time of day, and measurements (depth and temperature). Contains a hand drawn map of the waters around Golding Cay and Flat Cay. In the back is a typed brief report about work completed and a type transcript of the volume. The Anton Dohrn belonged to the Marine Biological Laboratory of the Carnegie Institute.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Apr 01, 1912

End Date

Jun 30, 1912

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine Invertebrates
  • Invertebrates

Place

Bahamas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-213

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1907-1937, 1989

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6