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

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 Folders 4-6 Diary, volumes 1-3, August 16, 1926 - January 16, 1927 (3 of 3)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1926-1927

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition (1925-1927)

Alternate Title

Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 Folders 4-6 Diary, volumes 1-3, August 16, 1926 - January 16, 1927 (3 of 3)

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

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Valparaíso
  • 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