Photographs of a field trip to southeast Missouri and Arkansas by Edward Oscar Ulrich, Hugh Dinsmore Miser, Edwin Thor McKnight, and Rector Duvall Mesler, 1937

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Abstract

Photographs of a paleontological and geological field trip to southeast Missouri and Arkansas by Edward Oscar Ulrich, Hugh Dinsmore Miser, Edwin Thor McKnight, and Rector Duvall Mesler, from 21 April to 1 May 1937. Above individuals included in photographs. Photo ID list and report is also included. Photos possibly taken by H. S. McQueen or some of the individuals mentioned above, but this record lists Ulrich as the creator because he seems to be the primary collector. One envelope contains photos numbered 1-38, plus 2 unnumbered, missing #15 and 30-37. The other envelope contains 33 unnumbered photos. Depicted in photos are Koch Valley (MO), Jasper (AR), and other localities. Localities mentioned in the report include Girardeau (MO), Kimmswick , Jasper, and other localities. Report includes diagrams showing Richmond, Trenton, and Black River formations’ lithology thickness and strata of Arkansas state highway 69 section, Turner Creek.

Date Range

1937

Start Date

Apr 21, 1937

End Date

May 01, 1937

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Jasper
  • Cape Girardeau
  • Kimmswick
  • United States
  • Missouri
  • Arkansas

Form/Genre

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

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 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 11