The diary of Edmund Heller, October 9, 1917-January 12, 1918 : covering his return trip from the First Asiatic Expedition led by Roy Chapman Andrews of the American Museum of Natural History.
This diary recounts Edmund Heller’s travels on his solo return journey after participating in the First Asiatic Zoological Expedition. Entries discuss the sites and architecture, observations about the local flora and fauna, weather, the culture and people, and goods for sale. They also describe his social engagements and the various institutions he visited during his travels. Locations mentioned include Shanghai, Peking, Seoul, Yokohama, Tokyo, Honolulu and Berkeley, Stanford and San Francisco in California.
Library also has a typed transcript ( leaves ; 28 cm.) shelved in Special Collections (in same box as original ms.)which was edited and transcribed by Frederic A. Sharf and prepared by Carol Baird Rich in 1994.
East Asia -- Description and travel., Mammals -- East Asia -- Collection and preservation., Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 -- Travel -- East Asia., Asiatic Zoölogical Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1st : 1916-1917)