3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Africa--Discovery and exploration.

  1. C. Chaillé-Long papers, 1809-1918

    1,800 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier, explorer, and diplomat. Personal and official correspondence, articles, speeches, news clippings, scrapbook, awards, commissions, maps, and photographs concerning Chaillé-Long's career as an explorer and public servant.

  2. Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    15,000 items ; 37 containers ; 15 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

  3. Edgar Alexander Mearns papers, 1864-1918

    5,850 items ; 18 containers plus 3 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist and U.S. Army surgeon. Correspondence, reports, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous material chiefly relating to Mearns's activities as a collector of data on animal and plant life, on his participation in the Smithsonian African Expedition of 1909, and his duties and assignments as an army surgeon.

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