South America, 1920-1921 : timetables

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Guidebooks and timetables are from Alexander Wetmore's time in South America 1920-1921, when working for the U.S. Department Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. He was investigating the distribution of life zones of North American migratory birds in southern South America. Books include: Ferro-Carril de Santa Fe Horario de Trenes (May 1920); Guia Coátes : Itinerario official del ferro carril central del Uruguay (December 1920); Guia Expreso : Terrestres, Fluviales y Maritimas (January 1921); Productos Químicos Industriales (June 1920); Guia del Pasajero Obsequio del Paris Hotel (October 1920).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 01, 1920

End Date

Jan 30, 1921

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  • Animals
  • Transportation--Timetables
  • Migratory birds
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • South America
  • Argentina
  • Uruguay
  • Buenos Aires
  • Peru


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Timetables
  • Memorabilia

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

5 timetables

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 140 Folder 5