Logbook of the Tomas Barrera (Cuban Expedition), May-June, 1914

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Creator

  • Henderson, J. B. (John Brooks), 1870-1923
  • Tomas Barrera Cuban Expedition (1914)

Abstract

The Logbook documents the voyage of Tomas Barrera Expedition to Cuba in 1914. Entries are daily, dated, and details activities of expedition participants, way points of the voyage, weather, specimens collected, description of terrain, temperatures, geological cross sections, and methods of collecting. References tag numbers for specimens. Includes hand drawn maps of sites visited off the coast of Cuba, and some sketches of specimens. Locations in Cuba include Pan de Azucar, Punta Colorado, Cayo de la Lena, and Cabo San Antonio.

Date Range

1914

Start Date

May 14, 1914

End Date

May 31, 1914

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Mollusks

Place

  • Cuba
  • La Leña, Cayo de
  • San Antonio, Cabo de

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA RU007075

Collection name

Henderson Family Papers, 1868-1923

Physical Description

1 logbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Item 1