Field notes : Montana, 1895, 1900, 1908, 1915, 1927-1929, includes notes on Glacier Park in Canada and by Charles Elmer Resser and Ray S. Bassler

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Charles D. Walcott and Charles Elmer Resser record observations of geologic sites across Montana and Glacier Park in Canada, between 1895 and 1929. Includes notes on Glacier Park in Canada by Ray S. Bassler. Notes are handwritten and are usually titled with location and date. Several of the notes are housed in archival envelopes. Notes include details and characteristics of Cambrian strata, fossils found, and Algonkian limestone, sketches, and descriptions of sections. Sites observed were in the vicinity of: Le Beau Creek; Glacier National Park; North Fork Blackfoot River; and Skalkaho Pass.

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  • Geology, Stratigraphic--Cambrian
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Canada
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Le Beau Creek
  • Skalkaho Mountain
  • North Fork Blackfoot River
  • Glacier National Park
  • British Columbia


  • 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 30 Folder 10