Travel diary excerpts from Cochran trip to Brazil, 1935

ID: SIA RU007151

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1934-1935

Citation: Doris Mable Cochran papers, circa 1891-1968

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Creator

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

Abstract

Eight pages of typed excerpts from Cochran's travel diary during her 1935 trip to Brazil to collect frogs. Entries include 1 February abd 16 March 1935. These excerpts were possibly the foundation of Cochran's essays "Collecting frogs in Brazil" and "Expedition to Brazil". Cochran's entries discuss frog collecting in Santa Alexandrina (a suburb of Rio de Janeiro) and Ouro Preto. Some descriptions of plants and insects are also included. Also includes "Outfit of Dr. Doris M. Cochran to Brazil,", and list of supplies and materials in "tanks" from 7 December 1934.

Date Range

1934-1935

Start Date

Dec 07, 1934

End Date

Mar 16, 1935

Access Information

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Topic

  • Frogs
  • Herpetology
  • Plants
  • Entomology
  • Botany

Place

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Ouro Prêto
  • Brazil

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007151

Collection name

Doris Mable Cochran papers, circa 1891-1968

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 11 Folder 8