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Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956 : diary, March 2 - April 18, 1956
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Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956 : diary, March 2 - April 18, 1956

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Contained In: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Series: SIA RU007231

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

By

Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

1956

Notes

The diary documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956. Diary covers March 2 - April 18, 1956. Entries are dated and journal style; intermittent entries listing dates, time of day, and activities, including anchoring, collecting, and destinations, in blue pen. Subject matter includes descriptions of modes of transportation, accommodations, weather, collecting materials for Dr. Foshag, locations where collected crustaceans, descriptions of terrain, interactions between participants and local inhabitants, and expenses. Locations include numerous islands in the Caribbean, not limited to Grenada, Trinidad, Redonda, Grenadines, Saint Lucia, and Antigua. In back of diary is a list of locations and dates (rough itinerary).

Subjects

Antigua , Caribbean Sea , Crustaceans , Diary , Field notes , Grenada , Grenadine Islands , Redonda , Saint Croix , Saint Lucia , Salines, Point , shrimp , Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions (1956-195 , Trinidad , Zoology

BHL Collections

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Language

English

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.128835

 

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