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

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Abstract

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.

Date Range

1879-1927

Start Date

1879

End Date

1927

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 31 Folder 12