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Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 74 Folder 13
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Melville Bugt
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The photographs, taken by Robert A. Bartlett, document work completed during the Greenland Expedition of 1937, documenting collecting done for the department of invertebrate zoology of the Smithsonian. Subject matter covers participants in collecting specimens on land and bays, working on the deck of the sailing vessel, icebergs seen from deck, participants preparing egg specimens, detail images of flowers in field; series of images of participants and crew pulling in fishing nets; and collected walrus. Indicates some photographs document Melville Bay [Melville Bugt].
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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
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946
See more records associated with this expedition:
Greenland Expedition of 1937
Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project