Watkins Glen quadrangle field notebook, 1903

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Creator

Breger, Carpel Leventhal

Abstract

Paleontological and geological field notes of Carpel Leventhal Breger taken in the Watkins Glen quadrangle from 13-27 July 1903, 8-14 August 1905, and on 20 April 1907. Breger describes stratigraphy of locations and fossils found in various strata. This item contains many immaculate sketches. Also included are maps which are numbered along the X axis and lettered along the Y axis to create alphanumeric sections the collector uses to refer to localities. Beneath the first map is a list of boxes containing fossils. An index to the topographic maps is included in the preliminary pages. Some specific localities include Dryden, 6 (Six) Mile Creek, Saw Mill Creek, and White Church Gully.

Date Range

1903, 1905, 1907

Start Date

Jul 13, 1903

End Date

Apr 20, 1907

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Watkins Glen
  • New York
  • Sawmill Creek
  • Dryden
  • White Church

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007264

Collection name

Collected notebooks, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and correspondence on vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, United States National Museum, circa 1850-1940 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2