Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927 : correspondence, 1925 - 1930

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Correspondence, 1925-1930, "A-R"

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1925-1927

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Abbot, Charles G.
  • Felippone, Florentino
  • Luederwaldt, Hermann
  • Metcalf, Maynard Mayo
  • Moreira, Carlos
  • Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition (1925-1927)

Alternate Title

Correspondence, 1925-1930, "A-R"

Abstract

Include correspondence (1925-1930) letters "A - R" documenting Waldo Schmitt's work during Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927. Consists of letters of introduction; communications with American Ambassadors in South American countries; and correspondence with South American scientists and U. S. National Museum officials concerning preparation for and progress of the expeditions. Correspondence also relates to issues shipping specimens, images sent, travel arrangements, descriptions of locations visited, several allusions to collecting frogs. Correspondents include Charles G. Abbot, Florentino Felippone, Hermann Luederwaldt, Maynard Mayo Metcalf, Carlos Moreira, Miles Poindexter, and L. S. Rowe. Letters are in English and Spanish. Locations referred to include locations across South America including Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, and Peru.

Date Range

1925-1927

Start Date

1925

End Date

1927

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Salaverry
  • Brazil
  • Uruguay
  • Peru
  • Chile

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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 10