Waldo L. Schmitt Papers : station notes, Tortugas, Florida, 1924.

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Abstract

The folder is part of a collection of Waldo L. Schmitt papers. Schmitt was a carcinologist. During the summers of 1924 and 1925, Schmitt was at the Carnegie Institution's Marine Laboratory at Tortugas, Florida, surveying the crustacean fauna of the area, identifying crustaceans found in the stomachs of fishes, and taking underwater photographs. These field notes consist of 26 cards with typewritten and handwritten station notes of the 1924 study at Dry Tortugas, Florida. The notes indicate mostly the name and location of the station, with dates ranging from July 19 to August 15, 1924.

Date Range

1924

Start Date

Jul 19, 1924

End Date

Aug 15, 1924

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Marine Biology
  • Zoology
  • Natural History
  • Natural history
  • Crustaceans
  • Marine biology

Place

  • Dry Tortugas
  • Florida

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-104

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt papers, 1924-1927, 1930-1932, 1937, 1941-1942, 1961-1963

Physical Description

1 folder (26 cards)

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 1