Field notes : Wyoming, 1898, 1924, 1926, 1928-1929, and undated, includes extract of a letter, Eliot Blackwelder to Charles D. Walcott, March 1, 1926, notes by Charles Elmer Resser and L. J. Moraces; and memorandum, Walcott to Resser, 1924

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Creator

  • Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
  • Resser, Charles Elmer, 1889-1943
  • Blackwelder, Eliot
  • Resser, Charles Elmer, 1889-1943
  • Moraces, L. J.

Alternate Title

Field Notes: Wyoming, 1898, 1924, 1926, 1928-1929, and undated.

Abstract

Charles D. Walcott records details of his observations of Cambrian strata in Wyoming from 1891 to 1929. Some of the work from 1924 was completed as part of his work for United States Geological Survey (USGS). Descriptions of sites and strata are detailed and include measurements (in feet) and some illustrations. Sites observed include the vicinity of Laramie, Big Horn Peak, Tensleep Canyon, South Fork Teton Creek, Warm Spring Mountain, Torry Creek, and Thermopolis. Includes an extract of a letter, Eliot Blackwelder to Charles D. Walcott, March 1, 1926; notes by Charles Elmer Resser and L. J. Moraces; and memorandum, Walcott to Resser, 1924.

Date Range

1898-1940

Start Date

1898

End Date

1940

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Torrey Creek
  • South Fork Teton Creek
  • Thermopolis
  • Warm Spring Mountain
  • Tensleep Canyon
  • Laramie
  • Big Horn Peak

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 15