Journal - Baffin Island, May-August 1959

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Abstract

The field notes document the work of Neal Smith on Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada, during May 13 to August 27, 1959. Entries are dated, narrative in structure and contain descriptions of daily work, interactions with local "Eskimo" workers, method of collecting, observations of birds and other wildlife, logistics, personal observations about daily life and relationships around him, weather, personal reflections.

Date Range

1959

Start Date

May 01, 1959

End Date

Aug 31, 1959

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Gulls
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Canada
  • Nunavut
  • Baffin Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-057

Collection name

Neal Griffith Smith Papers, circa 1925-1995

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 4