Walter Koelz Itinerary,
1936-1941, 1948

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7274
Creators:
Koelz, Walter, 1895-1989
Dates:
1936-1941, 1948
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
The itinerary, compiled in 1948, documents Koelz's plant explorations in Ceylon, India, Afghanistan, and Iran from 1936 to 1941.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Walter Norman Koelz (1895-1989), zoologist and botanist, was born in Waterloo, Michigan. He received an A.B. degree from Olivet College in 1915, and his A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan in 1917 and 1920, respectively. In 1919, Koelz held the position of Curator of Fishes at the Museum of Zoology at Michigan. From 1919 to 1927, and again in 1930, Koelz worked for the United States Bureau of Fisheries. From 1935 to 1941, and from 1947 to 1949, Koelz was a plant explorer for the United States Department of Agriculture.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7274, Walter Koelz Itinerary

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