Specimen and camp equipment lists, 1942

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Creator

Perrygo, Watson M., 1906-1984

Abstract

This item is comprised of a list of specimen and camp equipment from Perrygo's 1942 trip to Rampart Cave in Arizona. The first four items on the list describe sloth dung and skeletons of mammals and birds collected at Rampart Cave shipped from Boulder City, Nevada on May 16, 1942. Specimen no. 1-135 are represented. The remaining items on the list are equipment. Perrygo and his team were also accompanied by A. Remington Kellogg, Assistant Director of the USNM. The aim of the field trip was to excavate sloth fossils as well as skeletal remains of several species of mammals, birds, lizards, and snakes.

Date Range

1942

Start Date

May 16, 1942

End Date

May 16, 1942

Access Information

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Arizona
  • Rampart Cave

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007306

Collection name

Watson M. Perrygo papers, circa 1880s-1979

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 28