Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, circa 1873-1963
Waldo L. Schmitt's career as a botanist, but chiefly as an invertebrate zoologist, began in 1907 at the U. S. Department of Agriculture. He then worked at the United States National Museum (USNM), 1910-1957.Over the course of his career Schmitt came into the possession of correspondence, research notes, and papers of other naturalists who had preceded him as well as some who were his contemporaries. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, images, and film.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
- United States. Department of Agriculture
- United States National Museum
- Invertebrate zoology
- Marine invertebrates
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Black-and-white photographs
- Motion pictures (visual works)
- Lantern slides
- Black-and-white negatives
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90099, Waldo L. Schmitt Papers