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Album 2 Pacific Islands, 1923 (Tanager Expedition), volume 3 : includes photographs of Wetmore, Eric Schlemmer, and William G. Anderson
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Album 2 Pacific Islands, 1923 (Tanager Expedition), volume 3 : includes photographs of Wetmore, Eric Schlemmer, and William G. Anderson

Title Variants

Alternative: Pacific Islands 1923 Vol. III

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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

Published material

Publication info

1923

Notes

Album 2 Pacific Islands, 1923 (Tanager Expedition), volume 3 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 include numbers, date, and caption with description and location. The majority of subject matter documents specimens and observed wildlife including birds (individual and groups), their young, nests, and environs; examples of Frigate birds with distended throat sacs; turtles; and monk seals. The are some candid images of expedition participants. Sites include Nihoa, French Frigate Schoals, Laysan Island, Johnston Island, and Lisianski Island. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Eric Schlemmer, and William G. Anderson.

Subjects

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

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Smithsonian Field Books collection

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.111656

 

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