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Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 103
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Itineraries
Correspondence
Place:
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Sudan
Uganda
Date Range:
1955
Start Date:
1955
End Date:
1955
Abstract:
The itineraries, their revisions, and correspondence document the work of Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. The letter provides an overview of the expedition, including a description of staff members, their specialities, length of trip, prime objectives, and a list of questions about supplies and types of personnel needed. Locations include Sudan, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. Itineraries sometimes include more than one town to be visited a day.
Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
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 Belgian Congo Expedition (1955)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI1533