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Abstract

The field data documents the work of Meredith L. Jones and Edmundo Nonato, undated. The collection of papers includes a letter from Edmund Nonato at Instituto Oceanografica, Universidade de São Paulo [Brazil], dated March 25, 1966, that relates to specimens and work completed at Flamengo's Bay and Anchieta Island; a list of specimens from Nonato with quantity and location information; and data on loose sheets. The data sheets contain a variety of information; sometimes location is listed at the top. Locations sometimes clearly relate to Nonato's work. Frequently the dates are unclear. Sheets often include lists of measurements (e.g. 39/40R) in columns headed with "complete" or "incomplete", interspersed with notations. There is also a table of data listing location information, description of bottom of body of water (e.g. mud, shell debris), AS, AF, B, C, D, 10/11, 11/12, and IGC.

Date Range

1950s-1989

Start Date

1950

End Date

1989

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Topic

  • Aquatic Invertebrates
  • Invertebrates

Place

Brazil

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 90-017

Collection name

Meredith L, Meredith L. Jones Papers, 1950s-1989

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 13 Folder 3