Edward a. Chapin's Field Notebook, Cuba and Jamaica, 1937, 1941, [1947]

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Edward Chapin's passion was insects, especially beetles. Studying them in their native habitat, Chapin traveled to Cuba and Jamaica in 1937 and 1941. This typewritten notebook includes his journal entries, photographs, correspondence, news clippings, maps and checklists.

Help us transcribe field notes of a man recognized for his expertise in the scarab beetle family which includes Goliath beetles, rhinoceros beetles and Hercules beetles among others.

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