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Pará (Brazil : State) -- Discovery and exploration

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Hector von Bayer Diary

Identifier: MSS-794-SC
Abstract The journal/diary describes a U.S. surveying expedition to the Pacific Ocean, with entries recording observations about the seas, weather, marine life, birds, vegetation, natives, living conditions, etc., 1872-1875. Loose pages of another travel diary record Bayer's observations on a trip via steamer, leaving from NYC on September 5, 1879 and arriving in Pará, Brazil on Sept. 18, 1879.
Dates: 1872-1879; Majority of material found within 1872-1875