Field notes : Utah, 1879, 1885, 1898, 1903-1906, 1927, includes notes by Charles Elmer Resser and Ray S. Bassler

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Charles D. Walcott records observations of Cambrian strata across Utah and Idaho between 1879-1927. Notes are handwritten, usually titled with location and sometimes a date. Many include descriptions are layers sections of sites, and describe stone types, characteristics, and fossils observed. Includes notes by Charles Elmer Resser and Ray S. Bassler. Sites observed were in the vicinity of Utah (Virgin City, Uinta Mountains, Blacksmith Fork, Wasatch Range, Big Cottonwood Canyon), Idaho (Malad City), and Montana.

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  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Montana
  • Virgin City
  • Blacksmith Fork
  • Uinta Mountains
  • United States
  • Malad City
  • Wasatch Range
  • Utah
  • Idaho
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007004

Collection name

Charles D. Walcott Collection,1851-1940 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 31 Folder 12