Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : station data, stations 1-69, August 29, 1926 - January 22, 1927

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : station data, stations 1-127, August 29, 1926 - May 18, 1927 (1 of 2)

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 : station data, stations 1-127, August 29, 1926 - May 18, 1927 (1 of 2)

Abstract

The station data documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927. Station data covers stations 1-69, August 29, 1926 - January 22, 1927. Includes a notebook and loose sheets of paper. The loose list details numbered locations, location names, dates, and related remarks. The notebook includes notes about specimen collecting sites including terrain, surrounding industry and structures; types (listed by scientific name), appearance, and characteristics of specimens collected; and challenges while collecting. Entries are often numbered. Includes sketches of specimens. Locations in South America include the vicinity of Peru (Callao), Ecuador (Guayaquil), Chile (Isla Chiloé), and Falkland Islands.

Date Range

1926-1927

Start Date

Aug 29, 1926

End Date

Jan 22, 1927

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Ecuador
  • Chiloé, Isla
  • Peru
  • Chile
  • Callao
  • Guayaquil
  • Falkland Islands

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 79 Folder 6