Chapin images : Chile

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Envelopes 17 - 48 entail images (negatives) of Edward A, Chapin during his time in Chile and few in Cuba in 1937. Most images are undated, but most likely document his travel in 1948. Images are in envelopes labeled with subject matter and location. Subject matter includes vistas of towns, harbors, town buildings and parks, experiment stations, accommodations, candid images and portraits of colleagues and acquaintances, vegetation (pinus insignis), and earthquake damage (Concepción). Some envelopes are empty. Portrait taken in Cuba includes list of individuals photographed. Locations include but not limited to Puerto Montt, Niebla, Isla Chiloé, Temuco, Penco, Chile; Habana province, Cuba (1937).

Date Range

1937, 1948

Start Date


End Date


Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Entomology at 202-633-0990 to make an appointment.


  • Entomology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Cuba
  • Penco
  • La Habana
  • Chiloé, Isla
  • Chile
  • Niebla
  • Concepción
  • Puerto Montt


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Negatives (photographic)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-446

Collection name

Edward A. Chapin photographs, Department of Entomology, 1936 - 1946

Physical Description

31 envelopes

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Dept. of Entomology


Box 1