Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa, 1926

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Creator

  • Mann, William M., 1886-1960
  • Loveridge, Arthur b. 1891
  • Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa (1926)

Alternate Title

Correspondence: Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa, 1926

Abstract

The correspondence is composed of letters, telegrams, and proposals that detail the organization and implementation of the Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa. Documents discuss budget, publicity, staffing, licensing, suggested travel routes, expected costs, and proposed list of animals to collect. Included is a map with anticipated travel route highlighted.

Date Range

1926

Start Date

Dec 31, 1925

End Date

Feb 28, 1926

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoos
  • Zoology
  • Wild animal collecting

Place

Tanzania

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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 6 Folder 5