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Travelog of 1962-1963 South American trip

Collection name:
Doris Mable Cochran papers, circa 1891-1968
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 12 Folder 3
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Diary
Place:
Brazil
Colombia
Panama
Isla Barro Colorado
Rio de Janeiro
Bogot?
Peru
Argentina
S?o Paulo
Date Range:
1962-1963
Start Date:
19621203
End Date:
19630222
Topic:
Herpetology
Accession #:
SIA RU007151
Access Information:
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Abstract:
The 1962-1963 travelogue documents Doris Cochran’s National Science Foundation funded trip to visit museums in South America and collect frog specimens, building on collections she made there in 1935. Includes summary of events, itinerary, and narrative entries on daily activities. Narrative entries include description of surrounding flora and fauna and references to specific collections of herpetological specimens collected. Includes miscellaneous clippings and business card in the back of the book. Localities included in this trip include Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo in Brazil, Bogota in Colombia, Isla Barro Colorado (Barro Colorado Island) in Panama, Argentina, Peru, and several other localities.
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Doris Mable Cochran papers, circa 1891-1968
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Cochran, Doris M. (Doris Mable), 1898-1968
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