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Alaska King Crab Investigation, 1940 : photographs (1 of 4)

Catalog Data

Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 100
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Aleutian Islands
Shelikoff Bay
United States
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Photographs document work completed by members of the Alaska King Crab Investigation, in which Waldo Schmitt took part. There are no descriptions on the reverse side. Photographs include images of local inhabitants, investigation participants, examples of Alaska King Crab and starfish, life aboard ship, ports, fishermen at work, set of images documenting method of collecting crab, lab space, and crab shell specimens. Collecting was done along the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.
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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:
Alaska King Crab Expedition, 1940-1941
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project