Field notebook: Virginia and Tennessee, 1934

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These field notes document Resser's collecting trip to the Appalachians (including localities in Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia). It seems the notebook was used for multiple trips over several years; dates range from 20 July 1934 to 9 May 1941. Notes describe geology of localities visited and describe fossils found and collected. Localities include but are not limited to Cleveland (VA), Mountain City (TN), Valley Forge (TN), Rome (GA), Bull Run (TN), and Greendale (VA).

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 20, 1934

End Date

May 09, 1941

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Mountain City
  • Rome
  • Valley Forge
  • United States
  • Greendale
  • Tennessee
  • Georgia
  • Virginia
  • Cleveland


  • 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


Box 6 Folder 4