Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers,
1932-1938

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 16-288
Dates:
1932-1938
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions papers documenting the research activities of Fred Charles Ziesenhenne, a zoologist from the University of Southern California who participated in the expeditions during the early 1930s. Ziesenhenne, along with other scientists that included biologist Waldo LaSalle Schmidt of the Smithsonian Institution, collected scientific data on marine and land life of the Galapagos Islands. The expeditions were sponsored by scientist and philanthropist Captain Allan Hancock, aboard his exploration cruiser Velero III. Materials include diaries, field and research notes, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the expeditions and the related news that followed.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-288, Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ziesenhenne, Fred Charles Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hancock, Allan, 1875- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Southern California Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Velero III (Cruiser) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions (1933-1935) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine biology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zoology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Research Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Galapagos Islands Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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