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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alternate Name:
Wetmore, Alexander  Search this
Forename:
Alexander  Search this
Surname:
Wetmore  Search this
Occupation:
Ornithologists
Paleontologists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1886
Death Date:
1978
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United States Dept. of Agriculture
Smithsonian Institution
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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP26

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

Alternate Title:
Aleutian Islands, 1911  Search this
Collection name:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
Physical Description:
1 photograph album
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 169 Folder 4
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Alaska
Seattle
Vancouver Island
Nanaimo
Aleutian Islands
United States
Canada
Unalaska
Chernofski
Shishaldin Volcano
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
United States
Canada
Date Range:
1911-1912
Start Date:
19110426
End Date:
19120909
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007006
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Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI404

Album 2 Uruguay, Argentina, and Paraguay, 1920 : includes photographs of Wetmore, Carl Hettman, and Fred Hettman

Alternate Title:
Uruguay, Argentina, and Paraguay, 1920  Search this
Collection name:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
Physical Description:
1 photograph album
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 170 Folder 2
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Photograph albums
Place:
Argentina
Uruguay
Paraguay
Montevideo
Formosa
Buenos Aires
San Antonio, Cabo
Las Palmas
Chaco
Date Range:
1920
Start Date:
1920
End Date:
1920
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Migratory birds  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007006
Access Information:
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Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI406
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Album 1 Pacific Islands, 1923 (Tanager Expedition), volume 2

Collection name:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
Physical Description:
1 Photograph album
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 172 Folder 1
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Photograph albums
Place:
United States
Hawaii
Hawaiian Islands
Wake Island
Peale Island
Oahu Island
Honolulu
Laysan Island
Date Range:
1923
Start Date:
19230802
End Date:
19230427
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007006
Access Information:
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Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
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Tanager Expedition (1923)
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
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edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI409
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Hawaiian bird reservations, maps and charts, undated

Collection name:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
Physical Description:
26 maps
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 242 Folder 12
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Nautical charts
Maps
Place:
Hawaiian Islands
Lisianski Island
Pearl and Hermes Reef
Johnston Island
Wake Islands
French Frigate Shoals
Laysan Island
Date Range:
1923
Start Date:
1923
End Date:
1923
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007006
Access Information:
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Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
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Tanager Expedition (1923)
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI461

Album 2 Pacific Islands, 1923 (Tanager Expedition), volume 1 : includes photographs of Wetmore, William G. Anderson, and Eric Schlemmer

Collection name:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
Physical Description:
1 photograph album
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 171 Folder 2
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Photograph albums
Place:
Hawaii
Kaula
Nihoa
Necker Island
French Frigate Shoals
Laysan Island
Johnston Island
United States
Hawaiian Islands
Date Range:
1923
Start Date:
1923
End Date:
1923
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007006
Access Information:
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Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
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Tanager Expedition (1923)
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Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI408
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Alexander Wetmore Papers

Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Extent:
3.79 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 5x8 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1877-1980
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of photographs, genealogies, and other notes, publications, and memorabilia concerning Alexander Wetmore and his family.
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genealogy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-009, Alexander Wetmore Papers
Identifier:
Accession 98-009
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Alexander Wetmore Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa98-009

Alexander Wetmore Papers

Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Extent:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1916-1975
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of one drawing caricaturing Alexander Wetmore on the occasion of his daughter Margaret's birth, and twenty photographs documenting various events in the life of Alexander Wetmore and his second wife Annie Beatrice Wetmore who assembled this collection.
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-032, Alexander Wetmore Papers
Identifier:
Accession 98-032
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Alexander Wetmore Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa98-032

Alexander Wetmore Papers

Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Extent:
3.75 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Panama
Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Date:
1955-1981
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists mostly of drafts, lists, notes, correspondence, and data compiled during the preparation and publication of Alexander Wetmore's The Birds of the Republic of Panama, Part 4. Also included are 35 mm color slides taken on trips to Panama, 1955, and Rhodesia, 1957.
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-107, Alexander Wetmore Papers
Identifier:
Accession 93-107
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Alexander Wetmore Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa93-107

Alexander Wetmore Papers

Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1928-1953 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
These papers consist of Alexander Wetmore's research notes, photographs and correspondence concerning fossil birds.
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Fossils  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-202, Alexander Wetmore Papers
Identifier:
Accession 09-202
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Alexander Wetmore Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-202

Folder 4 Wetmore, Alexander (1886-1978). Consists of memorials and tributes, 1979-1980.

Collection Creator::
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 20 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 365, National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0365-refidd1e2622

Folder 15 Wetmore, Alexander (1886-1978). Clippings concerning his work in ornithology, 1925-1947.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals  Search this
Container:
Box 17 of 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7320, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals, Biographical File
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Biographical File
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7320-refidd1e10517

Folder 12 Wetmore, Alexander (1886-1978). Includes a biographical article, 1977; and obituaries, 1978-1979.

Collection Creator::
Systematic Entomology Laboratory  Search this
Container:
Box 14 of 18
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7323, Photographs and Biographical Information
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Photographs and Biographical Information
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7323-refidd1e10723

Folder 12 Wetmore, Alexander (1886-1978). Includes a biographical article, 1977; and obituaries, 1978-1979.

Collection Creator::
Systematic Entomology Laboratory  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7323, Photographs and Biographical Information
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Photographs and Biographical Information
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7323

Folder 15 Wetmore, Alexander (1886-1978). Clippings concerning his work in ornithology, 1925-1947.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7320, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals, Biographical File
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Biographical File
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7320

Folder 4 Wetmore, Alexander (1886-1978). Consists of memorials and tributes, 1979-1980.

Collection Creator::
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 365, National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0365

Alexander Wetmore Papers

Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1897-1986
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials found in the systematic files of Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds, and Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum (1925-1945) and Secretary (1945-1952) of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, postcards, notes, data, manuscripts, news clippings, pamphlets, maps, scientific illustrations, plates, photographs, negatives, slides, a printing block, and a sample of leather.
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Birds  Search this
Birds -- Classification  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Clippings
Picture postcards
Scientific illustrations
Plates (illustrations)
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Color transparencies
Artifacts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-279, Alexander Wetmore Papers
Identifier:
Accession 14-279
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Alexander Wetmore Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-279

Alexander Wetmore Papers

Creator::
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978  Search this
Extent:
1.58 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
Panama
Washington (D.C.)
Haiti
Dominican Republic
Date:
circa 1947-1979
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts and drawings created or used by Alexander Wetmore for various publications. Most materials relate to the birds of Panama; the Shenandoah National Park; Washington, D.C.; Haiti; and the Dominican Republic.
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Maps
Scientific illustrations
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-297, Alexander Wetmore Papers
Identifier:
Accession 05-297
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Alexander Wetmore Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-297

The naturalist's companion / by Berton Mercer

Author:
Mercer, Berton  Search this
Former owner:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
188 pages ; 20 cm
Type:
Outdoor books
Guidebooks
Date:
1889
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Nature study  Search this
Call number:
QH51 .M47 1889
QH51.M55
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_164212

Album 2 Curacao and Venezuela, 1954

Collection name:
Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
Physical Description:
1 Photograph album
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 184 Folder 2
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Photograph albums
Place:
Venezuela
Netherlands Antilles
Amazonas
Willemstad
Aragua
Chichiriviche
Yatua, Río
Curaçao
Date Range:
1953-1954
Start Date:
1953
End Date:
1954
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007006
Access Information:
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Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated
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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
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Phelps Expedition to Territory of Amazonas, Venezuela (1954)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI425
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