Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927 :postcards, some with handwritten notes

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition (1925-1927)

Abstract

The photographs and postcards document Waldo Schmitt's work during Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927. Images are stored in envelopes, and a folder includes a list of photographs with identification numbers, dates, and descriptions include locations. Subject matter includes images of waterfront and street scenes in Guayaquil; worm colonies; fish markets; Museo Archeologica in Callao, Peru; accommodations; colleagues and their families; shorelines; lobster; Junge's Zoo in Conception, Chile; and local inhabitants fishing. Locations include the vicinity of Panama, Peru (Paita, Salaverry, Callao), Ecuador (Guayaquil, Salinas, ), Chile (Juan Fernández Islands), and Falkland Islands.

Date Range

1926-1927

Start Date

Aug 27, 1926

End Date

Mar 31, 1927

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Paita
  • Panama
  • South America
  • Ecuador
  • Salaverry
  • Peru
  • Chile
  • Juan Fernández, Archipiélago
  • Salinas
  • Callao
  • Guayaquil
  • Falkland Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 84