This accession consists of field notes of Frederick M. Bayer (1921-2007), zoologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, 1947-1961, 1975-1996. Bayer specialized in the study and classification of soft corals (Octocorallia). These materials consist of his catalogs and journals for his expeditions to the Bikini Atoll, the Ifaluk …
This accession consists of field notes of Fenner Albert Chace (1908-2004), zoologist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, documenting work in the Ifalik (Ifaluk) Atoll, Micronesia. Chace specialized in the research of crustaceans. Materials also include scientific illustrations and a map.
MS 7057 Songs written in Faraulep script on matchbook covers by Ifaluk islander
Mostly on wooden match boxes.
Scott Williams collection
109 Sound recordings
Video recordings (27 hours, color sound)
Collection consists of full film record and edited films shot by Scott Williams in the Federated States of Mirconesia. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives, and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the …
Frederick M. Bayer photographs from the Scientific Investigations of Micronesia survey of Ifalik Atoll
Bayer, Frederick M.
122 Negatives (acetate)
0.58 Linear feet
The collection consists of 122 photographs of people and marine life made by Bayer while on the SIM survey of Ifalik Atoll in 1953, as well as 68 aerial photographs of the Atoll. The aerial photographs are stamped on verso as official Navy photographs. Bayer's marine life photographs include underwater images of coral …
Film Study of the Lifestyle of the Western Caroline Islands of Micronesia
58 Film reels (color silent; 55,600 feet, 16mm)
- Collection ID:
Human Studies Film Archives
Ifalik Atoll men writing letters prior to departure of SIM researchers
- Collection ID:
National Anthropological Archives