Mexico, 1949

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This bound notebook is an account book of expenses during Peters's trip to Mexico (the field book for the trip to Mexico is also in this collection and is entitled "Field notes: Mexico 1949". Expenses are logged by date, including price entries for "lizards" and "salamanders". Some receipts are also included, for example receipts from Hotel del Parque in Guadalajara. There is one sketch labeled Tepocatito with notes on the back. Also, included is a brochure about Warren Woods, Michigan by Richard J. Hartesveldt.

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  • Travel costs
  • Herpetologists


  • Morelia
  • Ciudad de México
  • Michoacán
  • Mexico
  • Guadalajara
  • Ciudad Guzmán
  • Jalisco
  • Mexico City


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Account book
  • Receipts (financial records)

Accession #

SIA RU007175

Collection name

James A. Peters papers, and records of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians : series 15, field notes, 1946-1965

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 49 Folder 5