Field diary, volume 1 - Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, March 17-May 26, 1957

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Abstract

The field diary documents the work of Harald Rehder aboard the yatch "Mareva" for the Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, March 17-May 26, 1957. The diary is comprised of narrative style entries that are dated and contain travel preparations and details, personal thoughts and observations, interactions with colleagues, field observations, habitat, specimen collecting including the use of rotenone, photographs taken, observations of local communities, weather, sailing conditions, and anchorages.

Date Range

1957

Start Date

Mar 17, 1957

End Date

May 26, 1957

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Topic

  • Marine invertebrates
  • Invertebrates

Place

  • Société, Îles de la
  • French Polynesia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-300

Collection name

Harald Alfred Rehder Papers, 1957-1976

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1