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Panama, 1951 : to visit the Canal Zone Biological Area and to collect bird specimens in Cerro Campana and other points in Panama; Assisted by Watson M. Perrygo. Correspondence, permits, newsclippings, expense records, travel notes, itinerary, film notes
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Panama, 1951 : to visit the Canal Zone Biological Area and to collect bird specimens in Cerro Campana and other points in Panama; Assisted by Watson M. Perrygo. Correspondence, permits, newsclippings, expense records, travel notes, itinerary, film notes, and memorabilia. Correspondents include John Enos Graf, Ratibor Hartmann, John L. Keddy, Louise M. Pearson, Matthew Williams and Marion Illg Stirling, and James Zetek; Of special interest is correspondence from the Stirlings documenting archaeological field work in Panama

Title Variants

Alternative: Panama, 1951

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

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

1950-1951

Notes

Alexander Wetmore travels to Panama in 1951 to visit the Canal Zone Biological Area and to collect bird specimens in Cerro Campana and other points in Panama. He was assisted by Watson M. Perrygo. Materials include correspondence, permits, news clippings, expense records, travel notes, itinerary, film notes, and memorabilia. Correspondents include John Enos Graf, Ratibor Hartmann, John L. Keddy, Louise M. Pearson, Matthew Williams and Marion Illg Stirling, and James Zetek. Correspondence detail arrangements made seeking assistance from Air Force at Albrook Air Force Base in Panama and the United Fruit Company. Additionally correspondence details on-going business with Smithsonian including needed improvements to the Barro Colorado Island Laboratory. Of special interest is correspondence from the Stirlings documenting archaeological field work in Panama.

Subjects

Account book , Archaeology , Barro Colorado , Canal Zone , Cerro Campana , Correspondence , Field notes , Ornithology , Panama , United States National Museum

BHL Collections

Smithsonian Field Books collection

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.151412

 

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