Smithsonian Libraries
Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa. The Train Collection is particularly strong in archival materials on the following topics: the search for the source of the Nile and the progress of other exploring expeditions in Africa; the collecting of specimens of African animals, plants, and ethnological materials for zoos and museums (including a significant body of correspondence and photographs from the Smithsonian African Expedition in 1909-1910, led ... Read More
Harvard University - Houghton Library
Includes journals, notebooks, and account books documenting Wulsin's zoological collecting in China and other regions in East Asia from 1921 to 1924 for the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard and the National Geographic Society, and trips to East Africa and Madagascar from 1914 to 1915. Notes pertain to equipment, provisions, personnel, photography, transport, weather and other matters. Also field notes for archaeological collecting in Persia from 1930 to 1932; and journal, 1914, recording a voyage to Lesser Antilles and other islands