Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : station data, stations 70-127, January 31, 1927 - May 18, 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 (2 of 2)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1927

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The notebook 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 70-127, January 31, 1927 - May 18, 1927. Entries are numbered and detail locations, collecting site conditions, date, and sometimes a combination of type of specimen (by scientific or common name), time of day, tide position, density measurements, water and air temperatures, sketches of specimens. Sometimes measurements are taken several times throughout a day. Location in South America include sites in Chile.

Date Range

1927

Start Date

Jan 31, 1927

End Date

May 18, 1927

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Chile

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 7