Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : diary, vol. 4, January 16, 1927 - March 9, 1927

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : diary, volumes 4-5, January 16, 1927 - June 6, 1927 (1 of 2)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1926-1927

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

This is the fourth of five diaries documenting Waldo Schmitt's work during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927. It covers January 16, 1927 - March 9, 1927. Entries are headed by date and are journal style. Subject matter covers personal and professional daily activities; interactions with colleagues and acquaintances; specimen collecting; descriptions of locations visited including terrain; weather; personal observations about places visited and people met. Locations include the vicinity of Chile (Valparaiso Isla Chiloé, and Puerto Montt).

Date Range

1926-1927

Start Date

Jan 16, 1926

End Date

Mar 09, 1927

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Valparaíso
  • Chiloé, Isla
  • Chile
  • Puerto Montt

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 2