Diary, 1939

ID: SIA RU007293

Creator: Diary: Cruise to South America, April 6 - June 26, 1939

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1939

Citation: William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

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Creator

  • Mann, Lucile Quarry, 1897-1986
  • Mann, William M., 1886-1960

Alternate Title

Diary: Cruise to South America, April 6 - June 26, 1939

Abstract

The Manns visited Brazil and Argentina, to collect live animals for the National Zoological Park. They travel and collect in the vicinity of São Paulo, Brazil and in Argentina in Buenos Aires, Córdoba, and San Carlos de Bariloche. The diary, written by Lucile, is arranged by date and details their travels; acquisitions from dealers; interactions with with colleagues, and visits to zoos in the major cities.

Date Range

1939

Start Date

1939

End Date

1939

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoos
  • Zoology
  • Wild animal collecting

Place

  • South America
  • Argentina
  • São Paulo
  • Brazil
  • Buenos Aires
  • Córdoba
  • San Carlos de Bariloche

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007293

Collection name

William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 7 Folder 3