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Album 4 Alaska, 1911; Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, 1911-1912
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Album 4 Alaska, 1911; Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, 1911-1912

Title Variants:

Alternative: Aleutian Islands, 1911

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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

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Genre

Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

1911-1912

Subjects

Alaska , Aleutian Islands , Black-and-white photographs , Canada , Chernofski , Field notes , Nanaimo , Ornithology , Puerto Rico , Seattle , Shishaldin Volcano , Tahoma (Ship) , Unalaska , United States , United States National Museum , Vancouver Island , Virgin Islands

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Smithsonian Field Books collection

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141485

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Title

Album 4 Alaska, 1911; Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, 1911-1912

Title Variants:

Alternative: Aleutian Islands, 1911

Related Titles

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

Genre

Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

1911-1912

Notes:

The photograph album documents work Alexander Wetmore conducted in Alaska (1911), Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands (1911-1912) gathering data on economic status and geographical distribution of birds and mammals for the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. Images are arranged chronologically, captioned and sometimes dated. The first section, includes subject matter: towns and forests around Seattle, the vessel on which he sailed, terrain (beaches, valleys, mountains) and bodies of water (rivers, channels, bays) seen during voyage, structures (a barrabarra) and scenes around Unalaska, nesting sites of birds (Latin names used), examples of local vegetation, gun drills on USRC Tahoma, examples of local industry (salmon cannery), campsites, eruption of Shishaldon Volcano [Shishaldin Volcano], portraits crew of Tahoma (with names). Locations include vicinity of Seattle, Vancouver Island, Aleutian Islands, Unalaska, Alaska. Images of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands include postcards and photographs portraying towns, candid images of local people at work and in local markets and on farms. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Arthur Cleveland Bent, and Rollo Howard Beck.

Subjects

Alaska , Aleutian Islands , Black-and-white photographs , Canada , Chernofski , Field notes , Nanaimo , Ornithology , Puerto Rico , Seattle , Shishaldin Volcano , Tahoma (Ship) , Unalaska , United States , United States National Museum , Vancouver Island , Virgin Islands

BHL Collections:

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Language

English

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.141485

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title = {Album 4 Alaska, 1911; Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, 1911-1912 },
copyright = {No known copyright restrictions as determined by scanning institution.},
url = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/239894},
note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/141485 --- The photograph album documents work Alexander Wetmore conducted in Alaska (1911), Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands (1911-1912) gathering data on economic status and geographical distribution of birds and mammals for the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. Images are arranged chronologically, captioned and sometimes dated. The first section, includes subject matter: towns and forests around Seattle, the vessel on which he sailed, terrain (beaches, valleys, mountains) and bodies of water (rivers, channels, bays) seen during voyage, structures (a barrabarra) and scenes around Unalaska, nesting sites of birds (Latin names used), examples of local vegetation, gun drills on USRC Tahoma, examples of local industry (salmon cannery), campsites, eruption of Shishaldon Volcano [Shishaldin Volcano], portraits crew of Tahoma (with names). Locations include vicinity of Seattle, Vancouver Island, Aleutian Islands, Unalaska, Alaska. Images of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands include postcards and photographs portraying towns, candid images of local people at work and in local markets and on farms. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Arthur Cleveland Bent, and Rollo Howard Beck.},
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author = {Wetmore, Alexander,},
year = {1911-1912},
pages = {104},
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TI - Album 4 Alaska, 1911; Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands, 1911-1912
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