Colorado and Wyoming, 1947 : report

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Brief, unpublished report: "Smithsonian Institution 1947 expedition for the collection of fossil vertebrate remains from middle Eocene formation in the Huerfano Basin of Colorado and the Bridger Basin of Wyoming." Report summarizes collecting activities and collections ("mostly Eocene mammals, but principally of the tillodent Trogosus."). Also includes letter from Gazin to Secretary Wetmore with expense list enclosed. Specimen list recording specimen number, description of what was collected, initials of collector, date, and locality for 142 specimens collected from 15 July to 8 September 1947 are also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 15, 1947

End Date

Sep 08, 1947

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  • Mammalogy
  • Paleontology


  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Colorado
  • Uinta
  • Huerfano


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Reports
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007314

Collection name

Charles Lewis Gazin Papers, 1901-1984 and undated

Physical Description

1 report

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 18 Folder 19