Notes on work at Lake Champlain, 1921

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The notes document the work of Thomas Vaughan at Lake Champlain, August - September, 1921. Pages are numbered. Includes information about travel route; description of geological characteristics between a range of towns in New York; geological periods; descriptions of adjacent mountain ranges; and descriptions and sketches of fossils including their environments. Some entries are headed by topics: rock types, area vegetation and its abundance, common wild animals, industries, and special trips with dates and locations. Locations include Fort Ticonderoga, Vermont, Pokamoonshine Mountain, Albany, and Mettawee River.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 31, 1921

End Date

Aug 31, 1921

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Champlain, Lake
  • Vermont
  • New York
  • Pokamoonshine Mountain
  • United States
  • Fort Ticonderoga
  • Mettawee River


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 99-124

Collection name

Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers, 1908-1947 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book and 1 map

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 10 Folder 17