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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 15
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord
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Black and white photographs document work complete work by Robert A. Bartlett for the Invertebrate Zoology department of the Smithsonian during the Greenland Expedition of 1939. Photographs are numbered on the reverse side. Numbers correspond with a list of captions. Captions list information about locations, people photographed, and flora and fauna. Subject matter includes candid images of participants and crew, detail images of flora and fauna including birds (their eggs and nests), musk, and fish; ice bergs; indigenous people aboard the Effie M. Morrissey (some in examples of indigenous garments(?)); examples of local kayaks in use; work on deck; processing specimens. Locations include the vicinity of East Greenland including Angmagssalik [Tasiilaq], Jackson Island, and Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord.
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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 1939
Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project