Rampart Cave, Arizona, 1942

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Abstract

3 photographs document Perrygo, Gibson, Berekwith, Pakis, and others during the collection of specimens in Rampart Cave, Arizona in April 1942. The men 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

Mar 31, 1942

End Date

Mar 31, 1942

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Rampart Cave
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007306

Collection name

Watson M. Perrygo papers, circa 1880s-1979

Physical Description

3 photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 26