Watson M. Perrygo and Alexander Wetmore

ID: SIA2010-0502 or Wetmore 4944

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 14, 1952

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 2: Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews; Record Unit 7006, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Box 178, Album: Panama 1952

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Summary

Watson M. Perrygo, taxidermist, exhibits preparator and zoological exhibits worker in the Department of Zoology, United States National Museum, and Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, stand beside a truck carrying the identification of the United States Air Force (U.S.A.F. A-6331). They are on Taboga Island, Panama. Perrygo and Wetmore went on many trips to collect bird specimens.

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Zoology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of the Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, November 13, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 2: Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews; Record Unit 7006, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Box 178, Album: Panama 1952

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 14, 1952

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Topic

  • Trucks
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Transportation
  • Secretaries
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Animals
  • Taxidermists
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Collectors and collecting
  • School field trips
  • Ornithologists
  • Field trips
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Panama
  • Taboga Island
  • Taboga Island (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-0502 or Wetmore 4944

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: color; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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