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Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 : photographs (3 of 3)

Catalog Data

Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 112
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Color photographs
Negatives (photographic)
Caribbean Sea
Yucatán, Península de
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The color photographs and negatives document work completed during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1960 [Smithsonian-Bredin Expedition to Yucatan (1960)]. Images have film developer and some caption markings on the reverse side of images. Some are color versions of black and white photographs in folders 6 and 7. Subject matter includes map of expedition route; Mayan ruins; cliffs along coastline; deck of vessel; expedition participants preparing specimens; jellyfish and sponges; and local inhabitants and their families at home and work. Locations visited during the expedition included Progresso, islands of Cozumel and Mujeres, and Ascension Bay near the coast of Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.
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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 Expedition to Yucatan (1960)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project