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

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The correspondence from 1925-1930, letters "S-Z,"documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927. Includes telegrams and letters. Subject matter covers personal matters between he and his wife during his traveling, references to his locations and activities in collecting locations. Correspondents include Alvina S. Schmitt (Mrs. Waldo LaSalle), Clarence R. Shoemaker, Ronald D. Stevenson, R. Thomsen, Juan Tremoleras, and Alexander Wetmore.

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  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans


  • South America
  • Falkland Islands


  • 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


Box 80 Folder 1-2