Typescripts of "expedition to Brazil," circa 1935, "frog collecting in Brazil," 1935, and "the dragon lizard of Komodo,"

ID: SIA RU007151

Creator: Cochran, Doris M. (Doris Mable), 1898-1968

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1935

Citation: Doris Mable Cochran papers, circa 1891-1968

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Abstract

This item contains an essay by Doris Cochran about her 1935 trip to Brazil. In "Expedition to Brazil", Cochran describes her 1935 trip to South America. Although not field notes, the essay contains a first-hand account of her collecting trip and provides names of collecting localities (such as Bello Horizonte [sic] and Pirapora on Rio Sao Francisco), names of accompanying collectors (such as Joaquim Venancio), and notes on the frogs, new genera and species of fish, and other biological specimens collected. Also included is "Frog Collecting in Brazil", 1935, published in "The Brazilian-American", and "The Dragon Lizard of Komodo," undated.

Date Range

1935

Start Date

1935

End Date

1935

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Topic

  • Frogs
  • Animals
  • Herpetology

Place

  • São Francisco
  • Pirapora
  • Brazil
  • Belo Horizonte

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007151

Collection name

Doris Mable Cochran papers, circa 1891-1968

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 1