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Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 109
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Société, Îles de la
French Polynesia
Date Range:
Start Date:
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The miscellaneous notes documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, 1957. Includes descriptions of local inhabitants and long term residents that Waldo worked with, who gave information about the islands, notes about soil samples (including numbers, location, date and location description), drafts of correspondence, and notes and copied citations of reference texts (some copied texts of history of region). Locations covered in French Polynesia Society Islands [Îles de la Société] include Bora-Bora.
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Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
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See more records from this collection:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
See more records associated with this person:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
See more records associated with this expedition:
Smithsonian-Bredin Society Islands Expedition, 1957
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project