Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : chronology of expedition, August 1926 - May 1927

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Abstract

Includes a hand written and typed copy of the chronology documenting Waldo Schmitt's work during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927. Chronology covers August 19, 1926 - June 7, 1927. It details departure and arrival dates, basic descriptions about activities at each destinations, colleagues met with, and forms of travel. Locations in South American include the vicinity of (but not limited to) Guayaquil, Ecuador; Paita, Salaverry, and Callao, Peru; Valparaiso, and Talcahuano, Chile; and Falkland Islands.

Date Range

1926-1927

Start Date

Aug 19, 1926

End Date

Jun 07, 1927

Access Information

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Paita
  • Salaverry
  • Ecuador
  • Callao
  • Guayaquil
  • Valpara√≠so
  • Chile
  • Talcahuano
  • Peru

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 8