Alexander Daveron was a doctor at Johns Hopkins University. In 1931, he joined a team of scientists and big game hunters on an expedition to Mato Grosso, Brazil. He decide to stay in Brazil and lived in Mato Grosso until his death in 1987.
landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0660, Brazil: Alexander Daveron hunting party, Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland