Smithsonian-Roebling Expedition to Cuba, 1937

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The papers document field work of Paul Bartsch during Smithsonian-Roebling Expedition to Cuba photographs during April 1 - 24, 1937. Contains a field catalog for numbers 1 - 500. Also contains hand written entries and a typed transcript of the field notes and catalog. Entries describe travel details, destinations, daily activities and interactions, observations of wildlife including birds, specimen collecting (variety of marine life including fish and invertebrates). Contains lists of birds seen (common name), specimens collected (scientific name), and specimen numbers (e.g. 10 TT 25). Relates to National Museum of Natural History accession number 142696.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 01, 1937

End Date

Apr 24, 1937

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  • Marine Invertebrates
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Invertebrates
  • Ornithology




  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-213

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1907-1937, 1989

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 6