Growth records of corals, tiles 15, 24-49, Tortugas Laboratory, 1911-1915

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Abstract

The field book documents the field work of Thomas Vaughan on growth of corals, tiles 15, 24-49, at Tortugas Laboratory, Florida. Includes photographs of specimens, 1911-1915. Specimens were planted along the Ft. Jefferson dock. Specimens' size was observed over a period of years. Information included in notes list tile number, type of coral, photograph of the specimen, location description (including pier, road, geographical landmarks), dates and corresponding weight and measurements. Additionally, sometimes includes date tile was planted. Pages are numbered. There are notes on photographs.

Date Range

1911-1915

Start Date

1911

End Date

1915

Access Information

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Topic

  • Coral reefs and islands
  • Coral

Place

  • Dry Tortugas
  • United States
  • Fort Jefferson
  • Florida

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA Acc. 99-124

Collection name

Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers, 1908-1947 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 10 Folder 7