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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1887, 1911, 1914, 1925-1927, 1934-1939, 1950, 1962-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by invertebrate zoologist, Waldo L. Schmitt, documenting his research and collecting trips. Schmitt's chief research interest was crustacea. Collecting trips documented in this accession include the Presidential Cruise of 1938 to the Galapagos Islands as well as trips to Antarctica, ...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1924-1927, 1930-1932, 1937, 1941-1942, 1961-1963
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Waldo L. Schmitt (1887-1977), zoologist with the National Museum of Natural History. These materials document his research of crustaceans in the Dry Tortugas (Florida), the Bahamas, the Galapagos Islands, and Antarctica. Materials also include scientific illustrations, transcripts, publications, a...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
circa 1878-1935
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials culled from the Waldo LaSalle Schmitt papers during processing; materials were maintained by Schmitt and transferred with his papers. Materials include notes, reports, drawings, photographs, specimen lists and correspondence, primarily concerning marine invertebrates; and a few materials regarding taxidermy...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1925-1927
Size:
0.3 cu. ft. (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of glass lantern slides taken during Waldo LaSalle Schmitt's trip on the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the east and west coasts of South America, 1923-1927. The photographs depict various towns and cities in Brazil such as Rio de Janeiro, Paqueta, Sao Sabastino, Sao Francisco, in addition ...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1890s-1970s
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, slides and negatives documenting Waldo L. Schmitt's life and career. Images include numerous portrait photographs of Schmitt and his colleagues, field work views and group photographs. Most of the images are unidentified. Materials include black-and-white photographs, negatives, and transparencies; ...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-169
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of plates that Waldo L. Schmitt provided to the Dutch publishing firm, Antiquariaat Junk, which was interested in republishing his M.A. thesis, "The Marine Decapod Crustacea of California." In total there are 33 Schmitt plates plus 7 plates taken from work done by Mary Jane Rathbun, which was published as Bulletin ...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
circa 1873-1963
Size:
2.69 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Waldo L. Schmitt's career as a botanist, but chiefly as an invertebrate zoologist, began in 1907 at the U. S. Department of Agriculture. He then worked at the United States National Museum (USNM), 1910-1957.Over the course of his career Schmitt came into the possession of correspondence, research notes, and papers of other naturalists who...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1930s-1960s
Size:
1.34 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 16x20 box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of miscellaneous photographs, drawings, and plates relating to Waldo L. Schmitt's research on crustacea.

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1932-1960 and undated
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Waldo L. Schmitt's primary field of zoological investigation was carcinology, with special emphasis on the decapod crustaceans (the order that includes crabs, lobsters, and shrimp). This accession consists of acetate negatives of persons, specimens and documents.

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977.
Dates:
1907-1978
Size:
79.56 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (121 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (60 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes) (2 film boxes) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career, 1907-1977. They also illustrate, to a lesser degree, his personal life. Particularly well represented in the papers is material concerning Schmitt's carcinological research, his curatorial and administrative careers at the United States Nat...

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