Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), Annie Beatrice van der Biest Thielan Wetmore (1910-1997), and John Warren Aldrich (1906-1995)

ID: SIA RU007440 [SIA2008-2264]

Creator: American Ornithologists' Union

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1969

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives: RU 7440 - American Ornithologists' Union, Records, Image #SIA2008-2264

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Summary

Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), Annie Beatrice van der Biest Thielan Wetmore (1910-1997), and John Warren Aldrich (1906-1995) on a field trip during the 1969 American Ornithologists' Union Meeting, Fayetteville, Arkansas. "Bea" Wetmore worked as a secretary and translator for various entities of the Netherlands Government and the World Health Organization. After marrying Alexander Wetmore (sixth Smithsonian Secretary) in 1953, she joined him on most of his collecting expeditions to Panama and the Dutch West Indies and assisted him in his numerous publications in ornithology.

Creator

American Ornithologists' Union

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978
  • Wetmore, Annie Beatrice
  • Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-1995
  • American Ornithologists' Union

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives: RU 7440 - American Ornithologists' Union, Records, Image #SIA2008-2264

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1969

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All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Women scientists
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007440 [SIA2008-2264]