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Abstract

The field book documents the work of Richard Rathbun in Brazil while working as a geologist on the Geological Commission of Brazil, January 1877. Entries are headed by location (Provincia da Bahia and Provincia of Espirito Santo) and are narrative in style. They include detailed descriptions of the area's geological characteristics.

Date Range

1877-1877

Start Date

1876

End Date

1877

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Topic

  • Limnology
  • Geology
  • Invertebrates

Place

  • Brazil
  • Espírito Santo
  • Bahia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-211

Collection name

Richard Rathbun Papers, 1876-1877

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 7