Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927 : Diary, volumes 1-3, August 16, 1926 - January 16, 1927 (1 of 3) Search this
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
1 field book
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 78 Folder 6
The first of five diaries documents Waldo Schmitt's work in the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the West Coast of South America, 1926-1927. Dates cover August 16, 1926 - October 19, 1926. Entries are headed by date and journal style. They discuss personal and professional activities, accommodations, interactions with colleagues, locations traveled, stories about places visited; and samples and specimens collected. Locations are throughout South America. Includes several botanical specimens. Locations in South American include the vicinity of Peru (Pacasmayo) and Ecuador (Guayquil).