Preliminary faunal lists from Chautauqua County, New York, undated

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Abstract

Paleontological and geological field notes of Carpel Leventhal Breger taken in Chautauqua County, New York. These notes are undated, although the years of creation are estimated to be sometime between 1880 and 1950 based on other dates referred to in the item and the creation dates of other items in the collection. This field book contains handwritten and typewritten notes. Brief descriptions of each locality are provided. Localities are divided into alphanumerically labeled sections, and list of fossils found in each section are included. Sections 517A4-1075Ab are included. Commonality of specimens is noted. Some locations include Westfield, Summerdale, Porter Creek, Brocton, and Dexterville.

Date Range

1880s-1940s

Start Date

1880

End Date

1950

Access Information

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • New York
  • Brocton
  • United States
  • Summerdale
  • Westfield

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 8