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Album 2 Pacific Islands, 1923 (Tanager Expedition), volume 1 : includes photographs of Wetmore, William G. Anderson, and Eric Schlemmer
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Album 2 Pacific Islands, 1923 (Tanager Expedition), volume 1 : includes photographs of Wetmore, William G. Anderson, and Eric Schlemmer

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Contained In: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Series: SIA RU007006

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

By

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Type

Book

Material

Archival material

Publication info

1923

Notes

The photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's participation in the Tanager Expedition, 1923, while working for the U.S. Department Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Biological Survey. The expedition was conducted with the cooperation of the U.S. Navy, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, and USDA. Photographs sometimes include numbers, date, and caption with description and location. Subject matter includes images of islands from offshore, portraits and candid images of crew members, offloading supplies and personnel to islands, camp sites, native ruins (including a Heiau), examples of island terrain and vegetation, examples of individual and groups of birds, portraits and candid images of expedition participants, collecting and processing specimens, examples of guano, and evidence of the effects of feather poachers. Some species documented, Boobies and Albatross, terns, and monk seals. Includes photographs of Wetmore, William G. Anderson, and Eric Schlemmer. Locations include the vicinity of Kaula, Nihoa, Neck, Johnston, Laysan Islands and French Frigate Shoals.

Subjects

Field notes , French Frigate Shoals , Hawaii , Hawaiian Islands , Johnston Island , Kaula , Laysan Island , Necker Island , Nihoa , Ornithology , Photograph albums , Tanager (AM-5) , Tanager Expedition (1923) , United States , United States Dept. of Agriculture , United States Navy

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Smithsonian Field Books collection

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.109668

 

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