Ifaluk Atoll field data (Accession 200652), 1953.

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Abstract

This folder contains field notes of Fenner Albert Chace (1908-2004), carcinologist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, documenting work in the Ifalik (Ifaluk) Atoll, Micronesia. Within a fabric book cover are included a map of Ifalik Atoll, undated, traced from uncontrolled aerial mosaic, with approximate scale of 1/10000, annotated with stations number and species names; part of an envelope addressed to Fenner A. Chace from the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie in Leiden; and loose leaves of numbered handwritten and printed field notes. The printed ones are a transcript of the manuscript ones. Some additional handwritten notes and a drawing are inserted.

Date Range

1953

Start Date

1953

End Date

1953

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea--Oceania
  • Ifalik Atoll (Micronesia)
  • Invertebrates

Place

  • Ifaluk
  • Oceania

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 17-114

Collection name

Natural Museum of Natural History (U. S.), Department of Invertebrate Zoology, curatorial records, 1953

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1, folder 1