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Accession 16-288

Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers, 1932-1938

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Title: Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers
Dates: 1932-1938
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-288
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions papers documenting the research activities of Fred Charles Ziesenhenne, a zoologist from the University of Southern California who participated in the expeditions during the early 1930s. Ziesenhenne, along with other scientists that included biologist Waldo LaSalle Schmidt of the Smithsonian Institution, collected scientific data on marine and land life of the Galapagos Islands. The expeditions were sponsored by scientist and philanthropist Captain Allan Hancock, aboard his exploration cruiser Velero III. Materials include diaries, field and research notes, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the expeditions and the related news that followed.

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This accession consists of Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions papers documenting the research activities of Fred Charles Ziesenhenne, a zoologist from the University of Southern California who participated in the expeditions during the early 1930s. Ziesenhenne, along with other scientists that included biologist Waldo LaSalle Schmidt of the Smithsonian Institution, collected scientific data on marine and land life of the Galapagos Islands. The expeditions were sponsored by scientist and philanthropist Captain Allan Hancock, aboard his exploration cruiser Velero III. Materials include diaries, field and research notes, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the expeditions and the related news that followed.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-288, Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers

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Container List

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Fred Charles Ziesenhenne: Diary, January-February 1933

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Fred Charles Ziesenhenne: Diary, December 1933-January 1934

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Fred Charles Ziesenhenne: Field and Research Notes

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Newspaper Clippings, 1932-1938 (4 folders)

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