Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : Diary, volumes 1, August 16, 1926 - October 19, 1926

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : Diary, volumes 1-3, August 16, 1926 - January 16, 1927 (1 of 3)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1926

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The first of five diaries documents Waldo Schmitt's work in the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927. Dates cover August 16, 1926 - October 19, 1926. Entries are headed by date and journal style. They discuss personal and professional activities, accommodations, interactions with colleagues, locations traveled, stories about places visited; and samples and specimens collected. Locations are throughout South America. Includes several botanical specimens. Locations in South American include the vicinity of Peru (Pacasmayo) and Ecuador (Guayquil).

Date Range

1926

Start Date

Aug 16, 1926

End Date

Oct 19, 1926

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • South America
  • Ecuador
  • Pacasmayo
  • Guayaquil
  • Peru

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 78 Folder 6