Query: Islands of the Pacific
Harry S. Ladd Papers
Dates:
1912-1973
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-046
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of field notes of Harry S. Ladd (1899-1982), a geologist who spent much of his career with the United States Geological Survey (1940-1969) and with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1969-1979). He specialized in the geology of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Materials also …

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in Accession 16-046 for Islands of the Pacific
Field Research Records
Dates:
1963-1967
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-362
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program (POBSP) consisted of biological surveys of an area of the Pacific Ocean that was dotted with clusters of islands and atolls. The major goals of the program were to learn what plants and animals occurred on the islands, the seasonal variations in their numbers …

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in Accession 16-362 for Islands of the Pacific
Field Research Records
Dates:
1965-1966
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program (POBSP) consisted of biological surveys of an area of the Pacific Ocean that was dotted with clusters of islands and atolls. The major goals of the program were to learn what plants and animals occurred on the islands, the seasonal variations in their numbers …

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in Accession 14-011 for Islands of the Pacific
Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Dates:
circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923
Size:
122.58 cu. ft. (234 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box) (5 3x5 boxes) (4 5x8 boxes) (14 oversize folders) (20 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 245
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administration, field work, and research activities of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, especially its bird banding, island survey, and pelagic survey programs. Included are reports, correspondence, field records, office records, contracts, data, notes, manuscripts, maps, and photographs. The records also contain material from earlier field …

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in Record Unit 245 for Islands of the Pacific
Field Research Records
Creators:
National Ecology Research Center (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Dates:
1963-1975, 1988-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes, research, and catalogue records created or maintained by Roger B. Clapp. Clapp worked in the Biological Survey Unit, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Geological Survey from 1970 until his retirement in December of 2011. (In 1989, the Biological Survey Unit was called the Biological Survey Group …

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in Accession 13-027 for Islands of the Pacific
Field Research Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Dates:
1961-1973
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of historical information, background material, and specimen reports on the islands and their flora and fauna. Records include field notes, maps, correspondence, printed items, photographs, and annotated lists. Many of the materials in this collection have been digitized. View Digitized Materials.

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in Accession 83-126 for Islands of the Pacific
Thomas Horton Associates Easter Island films
Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
36 Film reels (color sound; 35,148 feet)
25 Video recordings (12 hours 30 minutes, color sound; BetacamSP)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record directed by Andrew Clark Horton and filmed by Geoffrey Hoffman for a television documentary that was never produced. Footage includes an interview with Thor Heyderdahl, Birdman cult re-enactment of swim to rock, caves with human bones, quarry and the Moai heads (large head stone statues) before they …

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in HSFA.2012.09 for Islands of the Pacific
A. Stanley Rand Papers
Dates:
1961-1985
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film footage taken by A. Stanley Rand, a biologist specializing in the ecology and behavior of tropical reptiles and amphibians. After receiving his Ph.D. in biology from Harvard University in 1961, Rand served as a zoologist at the Departamento de Zoologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 1964, he was …

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in Accession 17-092 for Islands of the Pacific
Harry Stephen Ladd Papers
Creators:
Ladd, Harry Stephen, 1899-
Dates:
circa 1915-1982 and undated
Size:
2.58 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7396
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Ladd's career with the USGS and his research on the geology of Pacific Islands. They include incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting field work, USGS matters, research and the publication of papers, and professional activities; diaries and field notes, mostly documenting his investigations in the Pacific; scrapbooks documenting …

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in Record Unit 7396 for Islands of the Pacific
MS 7333 Strategic Bulletins of Oceania
Creators:
Yale University. Institute of Human Relations
Dates:
1943
Size:
125 Items (1.25 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7333
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes "Gazetteer of the Marshall Islands"; "Meteorology of the Marshall Islands"; "Emergency Adaptations in Melanesia: Some Practical Suggestions"; "Seaplane Landings in Northern Dutch New Guinea"; "Food and Water Supply in the Marshall Islands"; "Distribution of Diseases in Melanesia"; and "Meteorology of the Caroline Islands."

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in NAA.MS7333 for Islands of the Pacific