SIA RU007301, Troost, Gerard 1776-1850, Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings, 1849-1904

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Summary

Creator:
Troost, Gerard 1776-1850
Title:
Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings, 1849-1904
Dates:
1849, 1849-1904
Notes:
Gerard Troost (1776-1850) was a Dutch paleontologist and geologist who came to America in 1810. In 1831 he became State Geologist of Tennessee. His special interest was the crinoid class of the echinoderms
Summary:
These papers include Troost's manuscript on the crinoids of Tennessee; diagrams, sketches, and notes on crinoids; and a small bit of correspondence concerning the history of the manuscript
Topics:
Geology, Invertebrate zoology, Paleontology
Subject:
Troost, Gerard 1776-1850
Form/Genre:
Scientific illustrations, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007301
Physical Description:
0.1 linear meter

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7301

Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850

Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings, 1849-1904

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850
Title: Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings
Dates: 1849-1904
Quantity: 0.1 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7301
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Gerard Troost (1776-1850) was a Dutch paleontologist and geologist who came to America in 1810. In 1831 he became State Geologist of Tennessee. His special interest was the crinoid class of the echinoderms.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

These papers include Troost's manuscript on the crinoids of Tennessee; diagrams, sketches, and notes on crinoids; and a small bit of correspondence concerning the history of the manuscript.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7301, Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850, Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 "Monograph on crinoids discovered in the state of Tennessee"

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Folder 2 Correspondence on Troost's manuscript

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Folder 3 Notes and drawings

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Folder 4 Diagrams of Troost's crinoids

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