Biographical or Historical Note

A doctor from Brussels and president of the Belgian Cercle Zoologique Congolais, who was invited to join the Eastman-Pomeroy-Akeley expedition by Akeley in September 1926, after Akeley had been in contact with the American Embassy in Brussels. Derscheid became a key figure, along with Mary Akeley, in completing Akeley's work after his death


Related Corporate, Personal, and Family Names

Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926)
associated dates: 1926-1927

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