#1119-#1619, A. S. Hitchcock : Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, 1923-1924

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Creator

Hitchcock, A. S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935

Alternate Title

A. S. Hitchcock: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, 1923-1924. Vol. 3, nos. 1119-1619

Abstract

A.S. Hitchcock compiled photographs relating to collecting trips to Central and South America, 1923-1924. Photographs are numbered and captions include details of location and sometimes date. Locations documented include: Ecuador (Cuenca, Loja, Biblián, Portovelo, Quito (street scenes), Huiga, Mt. Chimborazo); Colombia; Peru (Oroya, Lima (street scenes), Perené Plantation, Atocsaico ranch, Cuczo (incan ruins), Chuquibambilla Experiment Stations, Arequipa, Ollantaitambo, La Raya; Bolivia (Mt. Illimani, Chulimani, near La Paz, Atocha, near Tupiza River); Chile; Panama (Barro Colorado). Subject matter includes (Ecuador) village and rural scenes; structures; vegetation including examples of cacti; agricultural workers and fields; ports and vessels; landscapes including paramo; local people and colleagues; (Peru) Ranches, relating structures and procedures relating to sheep and cattle industries, terraced hillsides; (Bolivia) Ranches, relating structures and procedures relating to sheep and cattle industries, terraced hillsides.

Date Range

1923-1924

Start Date

1923

End Date

1924

Access Information

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Topic

  • Botany
  • Plants
  • Grasses
  • Botanists

Place

  • Ecuador
  • Colombia
  • Cuenca
  • Quito
  • Bolivia
  • Chimborazo
  • Illimani, Nevado
  • Chuquibambilla
  • La Oroya
  • Panama
  • Biblián
  • Ollantaytambo
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Loja

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU000229

Collection name

United States National Museum, Division of Grasses, Records, 1884, 1888, 1899-1965

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 20