Diary : Virginia, central Pennsylvania, New York, Canada, and New England, 1936-1937, 1939

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Abstract

These field notes document Resser's collecting trip in Virginia from 4-10 August 1936 and from central Pennsylvania to the Adirondacks, New England, and Canada from 21 July to 13 November 1937. Resser studies various geological sites and collects fossils from the Dovician, Ordovician, upper Cambrian, and possibly other periods during this trip. Localities include but are not limited to Clovers Creek (tributary of the Frankstown Branch Juniata River) (PA), Williamsburg (PA), Beekmantown (NY), Brockville (Ontario), and Gaspe (CA).

Date Range

1936, 1937

Start Date

Aug 04, 1936

End Date

Nov 13, 1937

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • New York
  • Canada
  • Brockville
  • Frankstown Branch Juniata River
  • United States
  • Williamsburg
  • Beekmantown
  • Virginia
  • Gaspé, Cap
  • Pennsylvania

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 6 Folder 6