"By Aeroplane to Pygmyland" Accounts of the 1926 Smithsonian-Dutch Expedition to New Guinea

Interpretive Essays

Browse Photos and Film

Expedition Source Material

About this Project

expedition source material

Annotations to the Journal of Stanley Hedberg

Date of Note/View Entry Keyword(s) Note

August 5, 1926 Dr. Wetmore

Dr. Alexander Wetmore, an ornithologist, was the Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1925 to 1945 and Secretary from 1945 to 1952.


CreditsPermissionsMore Expeditions & Voyages