Cover to Schwarz's Travel Log Book

ID: SIA2010-1159

Creator: Schwarz, Eugene Amandus 1844-1928

Form/Genre: Document

Date: 1911

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7104, Box 1, Folder 6

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Summary

The cover to Eugene A. Schwarz's Travel Log which he kept on a trip to the Canal Zone, Panama, as part of the Smithsonian Institution's sponsored Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone. Eugene A. Schwarz (1844 - 1928), was an entomologist who, in 1878, obtained a post with the Department of Agriculture, a function he kept until his death in 1928. He was stationed throughout his career at the Smithsonian Institution's Division of Insects, United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, and played a very important role in the organization of its insect collections.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • Panama Canal Zone
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Insects
  • Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7104, Box 1, Folder 6

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1911

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Expense accounts
  • Field Work
  • Entomologists

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Financial records
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2010-1159

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 5w x 7.75h; Type of Image: Fincancial records; Document Medium: Photographic print

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