Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : Diary, Vol. 2, October 19, 1926 - November 23, 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 (2 of 3)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1926

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The second of five diaries document Waldo Schmitt's work during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927. The diary covers October 19, 1926 - November 23, 1926. Entries are headed by date and journal style. They discuss specimens collected and studied; personal observations including about local populations (including opinions of American food brands); personal and professional daily activities; and recommendations for expediting travel. Locations through out South America including Peru.

Date Range

1926

Start Date

Oct 19, 1926

End Date

Nov 23, 1926

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Callao
  • Antofagasta
  • Chile
  • Peru

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 78 Folder 7