Field notebook : Montana, 1914

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Abstract

This field book contains notes from 26 June to 10 October 1914 that Resser took in Montana during paleontological and geological research. Resser notes brachiopods, gastropods, algae, trilobites, and other specimens from the Cambrian and other periods. Brief notes on vegetation, mammals, and birds spotted are also included. Locations include but are not limited to White Sulphur Springs, Smith River, Willow Creek, and Newland Creek. A sketch of the stratification of a section within the valley of Big Birch, accompanied by descriptions of each layer, is also included. Expenses recorded throughout the notebook, but also listed starting on page 185. 189 pages.

Date Range

1914

Start Date

Jun 24, 1914

End Date

Oct 10, 1914

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Montana
  • South Fork Smith River
  • United States
  • White Sulphur Springs
  • Newland Creek Quarry
  • Big Birch Creek

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007232

Collection name

Charles Elmer Resser Papers, 1912-1942 and undated : series 2, field notebooks, diaries, account books, and miscellaneous notebooks, 1913-1942 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 2