Diary, 1939

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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.

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  • Zoos
  • Zoology
  • Wild animal collecting


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


  • 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


Box 7 Folder 3