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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 98-161

Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, Acetate Negatives, 1932-1960 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Title: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, Acetate Negatives
Dates: 1932-1960 and undated
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 98-161
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consists of acetate negatives created by Waldo L. Schmitt and document his work in invertebrate zoology as well as his research while on the Bredin-Smithsonian Carribbean Expeditions.

Descriptive Entry

Waldo L. Schmitt's primary field of zoological investigation was carcinology, with special emphasis on the decapod crustaceans (the order that includes crabs, lobsters, and shrimp). This accession consists of acetate negatives of persons, specimens and documents.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-161, Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, Acetate Negatives

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Container List

Box 1

Adam Blake

Box 1 of 2

Bartlett Specimens

Box 1 of 2

Schmitt and friend, November 1933

Box 1 of 2

Tortugas, Florida, 1932

Box 1 of 2

Office and unidentified negatives

Box 1 of 2

Fisher, Albert Heinrich

Box 1 of 2

19 Vanas

Box 1 of 2

W. H. Longley

Box 1 of 2

Lucile McCain, L. O. Malony

Box 1 of 2

W. H. Longley

Box 1 of 2

Unidentified negatives

Box 1 of 2

New Zealand

Box 1 of 2

Higgins Film, Schmitt and Blackwelder

Box 1 of 2

Sponges

Box 1 of 2

Stejneger

Box 1 of 2

Washington Academy of Sciences Members

Box 1 of 2

Unidentified negatives

Box 1 of 2

Palmer Peninsula survey

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian-Breeden Caribbean Expedition, 1956

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian-Breeden Caribbean Expedition, 1957

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian-Breeden Caribbean Expedition, 1958

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian-Breeden Caribbean Expedition, 1959

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian-Breeden Caribbean Expedition, 1960

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian-Breeden Caribbean Expedition, 1956, 1958, 1960

Box 1 of 2

Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Hancock South American Expedition, 1939

Box 1 of 2

Presidential Cruise, 1938

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian-Hartford West Indies Expedition, 1937 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expedition, 1933-1935 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Bacon Scholarship (4 folders)

Box 1 of 2

March 3-4, 1957

Box 1 of 2

Science Series

Box 1 of 2

Miss McCain, Department of Biology NM (National Museum?)

Box 1 of 2

Fossil: Gallinossa . . . (see Xerox enclosed for full citation)

Box 1 of 2

Mary J. Rathbun, Raninidae - Oregon fossil negatives

Box 1 of 2

Fenner Chace, Jr.

Box 1 of 2

Fiji fossils

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Edwards, A. Milne

Box 2 of 2

Wilson, C. B.

Box 2 of 2

Bere, Ruby

Box 2 of 2

Unidentified negatives (11 folders)

Box 2 of 2