Field journal of the expedition in quest of land and fresh water mollusks in Cuba conducted under the grant of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship, 1928

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This typed version of Bartsch's journal contains documentation on land and fresh water mollusks collected in Cuba from 26 May to 5 September 1928. Also included is a bird check list with common and scientific names of birds and locations. “Tin tag numbers for Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to Cuba 1928”, numbers 1-248, is also included. This list features reptiles amphibians, mammals, crustaceans, mollusks, fish, birds, fungi, insects, and others specimens. Localities include but are not limited to Jaruco, Vinales, Cabanas, Bahia Honda, and Cape Cajon. This item has an index.

Date Range


Start Date

May 26, 1928

End Date

Sep 05, 1928

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  • Fungi
  • Vetebrates
  • Gastropoda
  • Invertebrates


  • Cuba
  • Viñales
  • Jaruco
  • Cabañas
  • Cajón, Punta
  • Bahía Honda


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007089

Collection name

Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 7