Timothy Williman Stanton papers, 1885-1928, and undated

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The papers of Timothy William Stanton partially document his career with the U.S. Geological Survey, his research on Cretaceous invertebrates, field expeditions, professional activities, and personal affairs. Cataloged materials include his field letters. |The full collection includes incoming and outgoing correspondence which concerns USGS work, especially his service on the Committee on Geologic Names; his research at the U.S. National Museum; and his work for the Paleontological Society and the Geological Society of America. The collection also includes outgoing correspondence written by Stanton and his predecessor, Charles Abiathar White, which mostly reports on fossils sent for identification; copies of letters written by Stanton while on field expeditions; and a copy of his autobiography, Eighty Years of Joy and Gladness Mingled with some Work and Sadness, 1941.

Date Range

1885-1928, and undated

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United States


Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007325


13 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives