Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers, 1932-1938
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Ziesenhenne, Fred Charles
- Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
- Hancock, Allan, 1875-
- University of Southern California
- Smithsonian Institution
- Velero III (Cruiser)
- Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions (1933-1935)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-288, Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers