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Alexander Wetmore Canopy Bridge, Panama

Author:
Trapido, Harold
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Panama, Panama, Bayano Basin, Bayano River
Date:
1973
Topic:
Bayano River Basin Station
Alexander Wetmore Bridge, Panama
Birds
Field Work
Natural areas
Ornithology--Field work
Scientific expeditions
Bridges
Standard number:
SIA2010-1518 or 801-26
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Negative Numbers SIA2010-1516 (801-22), SIA2010-1517 (801-23), SIA2010-1519 (801-30), and 98-3498 for other photographs of the bridge
Ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1944-1952), Alexander Wetmore, conducted extensive field work in Panama, concluding in his three volume work, "The Birds of Panama."
The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in the original description of the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude
Summary:
A canopy bridge in the Bayano River Basin in Panama named the Alexander Wetmore Bridge in honor of ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Alexander Wetmore. The photograph shows span of the bridge through the trees. There is one unidentified man standing on the bridge. This bridge is used to trap and band birds in the high canopy of the trees
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 21, Folder: 12
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Alexander Wetmore Canopy Bridge, Panama

Author:
Trapido, Harold
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Panama, Panama, Bayano Basin, Bayano River
Date:
1973
Topic:
Bayano River Basin Station
Alexander Wetmore Bridge, Panama
Birds
Field Work
Flora and fauna
Natural areas
Ornithology--Field work
Scientific expeditions
Bridges
Standard number:
SIA2010-1517 or 801-23
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
See also Negative Numbers SIA2010-1516 (801-22), SIA2010-1518 (801-26), SIA2010-1519 (801-30), and 98-3498 for other photographs of the bridge
Ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1944-1952), Alexander Wetmore, conducted extensive field work in Panama, concluding in his three volume work, "The Birds of Panama."
The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in the original description of the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude
Summary:
A canopy bridge in the Bayano River Basin in Panama named the Alexander Wetmore Bridge in honor of ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Alexander Wetmore. The photograph shows span of the bridge through the trees. There is one unidentified man standing on the bridge. This bridge is used to trap and band birds in the high canopy of the trees
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 21, Folder: 12
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Alexander Wetmore Canopy Bridge, Panama

Author:
Trapido, Harold
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Panama, Panama, Bayano Basin, Bayano River
Date:
1973
Topic:
Bayano River Basin Station
Alexander Wetmore Bridge, Panama
Birds
Field Work
Flora and fauna
Natural areas
Ornithology--Field work
Scientific expeditions
Bridges
Standard number:
SIA2010-1519 or 801-30 or 98-3498
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1944-1952), Alexander Wetmore, conducted extensive field work in Panama, concluding in his three volume work, "The Birds of Panama."
Negative Number 98-3498 is the same print. See also Negative Numbers SIA2010-1516 (801-22), SIA2010-1517 (801-23), SIA2010-1518 (801-26), and 98-3498 for other photographs of the bridge
The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in the original description of the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude
Summary:
A canopy bridge in the Bayano River Basin in Panama named the Alexander Wetmore Bridge in honor of ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Alexander Wetmore. The photograph shows span of the bridge through the trees. There are two unidentified men in the photo standing on the bridge. This bridge is used to trap and band birds in the high canopy of the trees
The Bayano River also known as the upper part of the Chepo River and was damned in the 1970s to create Lago Bayano
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 21, Folder: 12
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Alexander Wetmore Canopy Bridge, Panama

Author:
Trapido, Harold
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Panama, Panama, Bayano Basin, Bayano River
Date:
1973
Topic:
Bayano River Basin Station
Alexander Wetmore Bridge, Panama
Birds
Ladders
Natural areas
Ornithology--Field work
Scientific expeditions
Flora and fauna
Field Work
Bridges
Standard number:
SIA2010-1516 or 801-22 or 98-3499
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1944-1952), Alexander Wetmore, conducted extensive field work in Panama, concluding in his three volume work, "The Birds of Panama."
This print is also Negative Number 98-3499. See also negative Number SIA2010-1517 (801-23), SIA2010-1518 (801-26), SIA2010-1519 (801-30), and 98-3498 for other photographs of the bridge
The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in the original description of the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude
Summary:
A canopy bridge in the Bayano River Basin in Panama named the Alexander Wetmore Bridge in honor of ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Alexander Wetmore. The photograph shows span of the bridge through the trees. There are two unidentified men in the photo standing on the bridge. This bridge is used to trap and band birds in the high canopy of the trees
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 21, Folder: 12
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Wetmore Panama Expeditions Overview

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-03-14T20:02:53.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2013-09-06T18:07:05.000Z
Topic:
Museum administration
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
62
Video Title:
Wetmore Panama Expeditions Overview
Description:
For twenty years Sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore - http://siarchives.si.edu/history/alexander-wetmore- traveled to Panama to explore its birds. In 1950, while on expedition to the country, Wetmore and his companions filmed their work. This overview describes their work on the island and includes Wetmore's reminiscences of his adventures. Further Resources: Video includes a clip of Alexander Wetmore's Oral History Interview (Record Unit 9504 - http://siarchives.si.edu/collections/siris_arc_217672)
Video Duration:
370 seconds
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Alexander Wetmore in Darien, Panama

Author:
Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Panama
Date:
March 30, 1947
Topic:
Expeditions
Darien, Panama
Rio Imamado, Panama
Secretaries
Scientific expeditions
Ornithology
Secretariats
Collectors and collecting
Field Work
House furnishings
Ladders
Roofs
Standard number:
SIA2008-3182; Wetmore Neg. # 3261
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Wetmore's Neg. # 3261 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1947. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers in Smithsonian Institution Archives. Photograph included in the transcript of the Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, November 13, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Summary:
Alexander Wetmore, sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1944-1952, in a village at the mouth of the Rio Imamado, in Darien, Panama, on March 30, 1947, is on a collecting trip with Watson M. Perrygo. Wetmore is standing in front of a thatched roof hut set on stilts. A ladder made from a tree trunk leads from the ground to the floor of the hut. People and household goods are visible inside the hut. Wetmore was conducting ornithological field work for his four volume work, "The Birds of Panama."
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 176, Album: "Darien, 1947"; Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews;
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Alexander Wetmore in Panama Holding an Agami Heron

Author:
Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5 x 4.5; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Panama
Rio Imamado, Panama
Darien (Panama : Province)
Date:
April 16, 1947
Topic:
Birds
Collectors and collecting
Darien, Panama
Field trips
Herons
Ornithology
Ornithologists
Scientific expeditions
Secretariats
Standard number:
SIA2008-3240; Wetmore Neg. # 3305
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Wetmore's Neg. # 3305 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers located in Smithsonian Institution Archives. Photograph included in the transcript of the Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, November 13, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Summary:
In Rio Imamado, Darien, Panama, Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian, stands leaning against a fallen tree holding an agami heron he has caught. Wetmore went to Panama to collect birds, 1946-1953
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews; Record Unit 7006, Box 176, Album: Darien 1947
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Alexander Wetmore, Cerro Campana, Panama, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 4.5 x 4.5 ; Type of Image: Person, Candid ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Person, candid
Photographic print
Place:
Panama
Date:
March 11, 1951
Topic:
Ornithologists
Secretaries
Mountains--Panama
Cerro Campana, Panama
Natural areas
Scientific expeditions
Valleys
Jeep automobile
Roads
Ornithology--Field work
Transportation
Standard number:
SIA2009-2352 and 4491
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #4491
Summary:
Photograph showing Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore standing against a jeep in Cerro Campana, Panama.The image was taken during Wetmore's ornithological expedition to Panama on March 11, 1951. Wetmore and the vehicle stand on a dirt road overlooking a series of valleys in Panama. Wetmore's back is to the camera
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers Collection 7006, Box 178, Panama 1951
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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Alexander Wetmore Outside Cabin in Panama

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.75w x 4.75h; Type of Image: Person, Candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Panama
Chiriquí (Panama : Province)
Panama, Chiriqui, Santa Clara
Date:
March 15, 1954
Topic:
Camps
Scientific expeditions
Secretaries
Houses
Field trips
Transportation, Automotive
Jeep automobile
Buildings--Panama
Standard number:
SIA2011-2148 or Wetmore #5553
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The image was taken when sixth Smithsonian Secretary (1944-1952) and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore was on a scientific expedition to Panama
Summary:
Alexander Wetmore stands in front of his cabin at Santa Clara, Chiriqui, Panama. A jeep is to the right of Wetmore
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 180, Folder: Panama, 1954
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Beatrice Wetmore in Santa Clara, Panama

Author:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Subject:
Wetmore, Annie Beatrice Thielen
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.75w x 4.75h; Type of Image: Person, Candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Panama
Chiriquí (Panama : Province)
Panama, Chiriqui, Santa Clara
Date:
March 16, 1954
Topic:
Cameras
Women
Firearms
Field trips
Scientific expeditions
Standard number:
SIA2011-2152 or Wetmore #5558
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The image was taken when sixth Smithsonian Secretary (1944-1952) and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore was on a scientific expedition to Panama
The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in Wetmore's original description of the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude
Summary:
In Santa Clara, Chiriquí, Panama, Beatrice Wetmore, wife of sixth Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore, sits on the trunk of a fallen tree. She holds a rifle and is wearing a camera around her neck
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 180, Folder: Panama, 1954
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Wetmore with Barn Owls, Parita, Panama

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
Herrera (Panama : Province)
Parita River Valley (Panama)
Date:
February 29, 1948
Topic:
Ornithologists
Jeep automobile
Ornithology
Ornithology--Field work
Secretaries
Children
Field trips
Transportation
Secretariats
Owls
Birds
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Natural history
Scientific expeditions
Naturalists
Standard number:
SIA2008-6155
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg# 3463
Summary:
In front of a jeep in the village of Parita, Herrera, Panama, Alexander Wetmore receives an offering of barn owls from four young Panamanian boys. Wetmore is holding one of the barn owls and the boy on the far left is holding a barn owl. Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, was on an ornithological field trip to Panama
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Record Unit 7006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Alexander Wetmore's House in Sóna, Veraguas, Panama

Author:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Subject:
United States. Army
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Panama
Soná, Veraguas (Panama)
Panama, Veraguas, Soná
Date:
May 17, 1953
Topic:
Houses
Villages
Children
Secretaries
Scientific expeditions
Jeep automobile
Ornithologists
Transportation
Buildings--Panama
Standard number:
SIA2009-0420 or Wetmore 5087
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #5087
Summary:
Image of Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore's house in Sóna, Veraguas, Panama. The house is to the left of the image and Wetmore's U.S. Army Jeep is in front of the house. A group of girls in white dresses stand in front of the house and a group of people are pictured sitting on the porch. To the right of the house is another building. The image was taken by Secretary Alexander Wetmore on May 17, 1953 during an ornithological expedition to Panama
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 179, Folder: Album 1953
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Wetmore and Perrygo near Chico, Panama, 1949

Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 4.25h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Panama
Chico River (Chiriquí, Panama)
Panama, Chiriquí, County(optional), City, Chico River
Date:
March 30, 1949
Topic:
Secretaries
Taxidermy
Expeditions
Tropical Biology
Preparators
Specimens
Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Scientific expeditions
Birds
Ornithology
Birds--Collection and preservation
Field Work
Standard number:
SIA2010-0497 or Wetmore 3770
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Photograph is located in Alexander Wetmore's photo album 'Panama 1949'. Photograph included in the transcript of Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, November 13, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Summary:
Near Chico, Panama, March 30, 1949, Alexander Wetmore, Smithsonian Secretary, and Watson M. Perrygo, taxidermist and field collector for the U.S. National Museum, are in a tent structure sitting across from each other at a table preparing bird specimens for study at the Natural History Museum
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 177, Folder: Album 1; Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Wetmore and Perrygo Collecting in Panama

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-03-14T19:43:56.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2013-08-19T12:41:20.000Z
Topic:
Museum administration
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
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Video Title:
Wetmore and Perrygo Collecting in Panama
Description:
Part of a longer video about Sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore's - http://siarchives.si.edu/history/alexander-wetmore- scientific expeditions to Panama, this 1950s film, captures Wetmore and his collecting partner Smithsonian Taxidermist, Watson Perrygo - http://siarchives.si.edu/collections/siris_arc_217463- in the field. After a long day of collecting in Bejuco, the two, along with their assistants Emilio Riviera and Antonio Garcia, head back to their camp via their jeep, but the journey home is not as smooth as planned. Further Resources: Video includes a clip of Watson Perrygo's Oral History Interview (Record Unit 9516- http://siarchives.si.edu/collections/siris_arc_217684) Alexander Wetmore's Oral History Interview (Record Unit 9504- http://siarchives.si.edu/collections/siris_arc_217672)
Video Duration:
79 seconds
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Panama City

Author:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Landscape
Place:
Panama
Panama, Panama, Panama City, Ancon, Tivoli Hotel
Date:
April 7, 1948
Topic:
Panama City (Panama)
Standard number:
SIA2008-3200 or Wetmore 3659
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Wetmore's Neg. # 3659 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Summary:
View is of Panama City from the third floor balcony of the Tivoli Hotel, Ancon, Canal Zone, Panama. Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, made several trips to Panama to collect bird specimens
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 007006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Manacus vitellinus amitinus Wetmore

Collector:
A. Wetmore
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Wetmore. July 8, 1959. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 139 (2): 7.
Place:
Isla Escudo De Veraguas, Bocas Del Toro, Panama, North America
Collection Date:
2 Mar 1958
Common name:
Golden-collared Manakin
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Aves Passeriformes Pipridae
Published Name:
Manacus vitellinus amitinus Wetmore
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22241
USNM Number:
468919
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Aug 2014
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
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Aramides cajanea morrisoni Wetmore

Collector:
J. P. Morrison
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Adult
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Wetmore. March 11, 1946. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington. 59: 50.
Place:
San Jose Island, Archipielago De Las Perlas, Panama, Panama, North America
Collection Date:
21 May 1944
Common name:
Gray-necked Wood-Rail
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Aves Gruiformes Rallidae
Published Name:
Aramides cajanea morrisoni Wetmore
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 160
USNM Number:
376059
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Aug 2014
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NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
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Tangara inornata rava Wetmore

Collector:
E. Mendez
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Type Status:
Type
Type Citation:
Wetmore. December 16, 1963. Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 145 (6) (publication 4523): 9-10.
Place:
Almirante, Milla 2 (Mile 2), Bocas Del Toro, Panama, North America
Collection Date:
23 Aug 1963
Common name:
Plain-colored Tanager
Taxonomy:
Animalia Chordata Aves Passeriformes Emberizidae Thraupinae
Published Name:
Tangara inornata rava Wetmore
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 6936
USNM Number:
483344
Specimen Count:
1
Record Last Modified:
11 Aug 2014
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
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Alexander Wetmore's quarters in El Uracillo, Coclé, Panama, 1952

Author:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exterior
Place:
Panama
El Uracillo, Coclé (Panama)
Date:
March 4, 1952
Topic:
Buildings--Panama
Scientific expeditions
Natural areas
Rivers
Schools
Standard number:
SIA2009-0011 and 4816
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #4816
Summary:
Image of Alexander Wetmore's quarters in El Uracillo, Coclé, Panama. The caption for the photo notes that the quarters were located in a school. The school is to the left in the image. A river can be seen in the foreground. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore on March 4, 1952, during an ornithological expedition
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 178, Folder: Album 2
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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Alexander Wetmore Examining a Bird in Parita, Panama

Author:
Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5 w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Panama
Herrera (Panama : Province)
Panama, Herrera, Parita
Date:
February 29, 1948
Topic:
Collectors and collecting
Field Work
Expeditions
Ornithologists
Scientific expeditions
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Standard number:
SIA2008-3185 or Wetmore 3460
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Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Wetmore's Neg. # 3460 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers in Smithsonian Institution Archives
Summary:
In Parita, Herrera, Panama, Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian, sits at a skinning table and is examining a bird brought to him by a local boy. Several children are standing nearby. The back of a jeep with its spare tire is visible on the right
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 007006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
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