Scope and Contents
The diary is dated from October 9, 1917 to January 12, 1918, with undated addenda and address lists. It contains Heller’s personal reflections and daily activities on his solo return trip from the First Asiatic Zoological Expedition. He discusses the sites and architecture, the flora and weather, as well as the culture and his impressions of the people of each country. He writes of goods for sale, with a particular interest in lantern slides and fur-skinned merchandise. Many of his...
October 9, 1917-January 12, 1918