Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : Diary, Vol. 3, November 27, 1926 - January 16, 1927

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Abstract

The third 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 entries cover November 27, 1926 - January 16, 1927. Entries are headed by date and journal style. Subject matter covered includes personal and professional activities; accommodations (including sketches); interactions with colleagues and acquaintances (including names); collecting specimens; and locations and sites visited. A portion of the back of the diary is in Spanish. Locations include the vicinity of Chile and Valparaiso in Chile.

Date Range

1926-1927

Start Date

Nov 26, 1926

End Date

Jan 16, 1927

Access Information

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Valpara√≠so
  • Chile

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 79 Folder 1