Field notes, vicinity of Virginia Beach and Cape Henry, 1913, Includes maps and postcards of the area

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Creator

Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952

Abstract

Field notes document the work of Thomas Vaughan in the vicinity of Virginia Beach and Cape Henry, February 1913. Includes maps and postcards of the area. Postcards document observed coastlines, and some have additional handwritten descriptions. Content of entries varies. Includes a combination of overall descriptions of area referring to waterways, marshes, and dunes, some with measurements. Later entries are detailed descriptions of topography, measurements, sketches, sections with notes, references to accuracy of prior observations. Some include time of day and work completed, methods of measurement, citations, specimens collected, photographs taken, notes of people to contact, and description of terrain relating to passage of time. Locations include Elizabeth River and Elizabeth City.

Date Range

1913

Start Date

Feb 07, 1913

End Date

Feb 17, 1913

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Henry, Cape
  • Virginia
  • Virginia Beach
  • Elizabeth

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps
  • Memorabilia

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 13