Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1925-1926 : Station Data, stations 1-71, 17 August 1925 - 1 December 1925

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Waldo Schmitt was a recipient of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship. The notebook and list of locations document Waldo Schmitt's work during the resulting funded Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927. Information includes data from stations 1-71, August 17, 1925 - December 1,1925. Details usually include locations, dates, temperatures and a combination of weather, location descriptions, salinity, and extensive notes. Notes include descriptions of collecting locations, appearance and characteristics of specimens (listed by scientific name), notes about water samples, and other related information about areas. Includes sketches of specimen parts. Locations include the vicinity of Brazil (Ilha de Paquetá, Ilha de São Sebastião, Iapó, and Rio Negro) and Uruguay (Punta del Este).

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 17, 1925

End Date

Dec 01, 1925

Access Information

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  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans


  • South America
  • Paquetá, Ilha de
  • Rio Negro
  • Uruguay
  • Brazil
  • Iapó
  • Punta del Este
  • São Sebastião, Ilha de


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 78 Folder 4