Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1887, 1911, 1914, 1925-1927, 1934-1939, 1950, 1962-1972
This accession consists of records created and maintained by invertebrate zoologist, Waldo L. Schmitt, documenting his research and collecting trips. Schmitt's chief research interest was crustacea. Collecting trips documented in this accession include the Presidential Cruise of 1938 to the Galapagos Islands as well as trips to Antarctica, Brazil, Chile, Peru, the Bahamas, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Baja California, Oregon, and Washington. Materials include diaries, narratives, and incoming and outgoing correspondence. Also included in this accession is Schmitt's birth certificate and documents related to travel visas.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Collectors and collecting
- Scientific expeditions
- Invertebrate zoology
- Marine invertebrates
- Galapagos Islands
- Puerto Rico
- Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-100, Waldo L. Schmitt Papers