Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the East Coast of South America, 1925-1926, Diary, Vol. 2, 10 September 1925 - 22 October 1925

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the East Coast of South America, 1925-1926 : Diary, 3 volumes, July 29, 1925 - February 1, 1926 (2 of 3)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1925-1926

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

Waldo Schmitt was a recipient of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship. The second of three volumes documents his work during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the East Coast of South America, during September 10, 1925 - October 22, 1925. Subject matter discusses interactions and work with colleagues, museums and other locations frequented, personal and professional activities, collecting specimens (sometimes , locations, weather, and expenses. At the back of the book is a lists (may be specimens) with locations and details listed. Locations include locations in Brazil: Iapó, São Paulo and Rio Negro. Includes letter in German. Contains botanical specimens.

Date Range

1925-1926

Start Date

Sep 10, 1925

End Date

Oct 22, 1926

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Crustaceans
  • Botany

Place

  • South America
  • Rio Negro
  • São Paulo
  • Brazil
  • Iapó

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 77 Folder 1