Robert Tucker Abbott, Naval Medical Research Unit 2 (NAMRU-2), Guam Island, Pacific Navy War trip, station numbers 105-256, April-October 1945.

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Abstract

R. T. Abbott was a medical malacologist. He became Assistant Curator and Associate Curator of the Department of Mollusks. He was a Navy bomber pilot during WWII, and later joined the Naval Medical Research Unit to study schistosomiasis, a disease affecting troops in the Pacific. This field book includes lists of stations and their numbers, with notes and drawings, for Abbott's field trip to Guam Island during a Pacific War trip. the stations are numbered 105-256 and the field notes are dated from April 13 to October 26, 1945.

Date Range

1945

Start Date

Apr 13, 1945

End Date

Oct 26, 1945

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mollusks--Pacific Ocean
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Schistosoma

Place

  • Guam Island
  • Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-315

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U. S.), Department of Invertebrate Zoology, curatorial records, 1893-1969

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 1