Notes ca. 1852

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Creator

Meek, F. B (Fielding Bradford) 1817-1876

Abstract

The notebook was used for multiple purposes by Fielding Meek. It includes notes of strata, locations, as well as expenses, and lists of necessity. Specifically it includes notes on several collections, notes on trochiform shells, expenses, expenses related to travel to Nebraska. It then lists notes for sites in North Dakota: Fort Clark, Fort Berthold, and Fort Union, descriptions of sections of strata on Judith River in Montana, Calf's Head Island, lists of questions to ask professors, and lists of names. Dates are used throughout, sometimes indicating a year ranging from 1838-1858, though it is not always clear if the year expresses the date of the entry. Expenses listed also date from 1858.

Date Range

1852-1858

Start Date

May 03, 1852

End Date

Nov 30, 1857

Access Information

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • North Dakota
  • Fort Clark
  • Fort Union
  • Judith
  • Fort Berthold
  • Nebraska
  • Montana

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007062

Collection name

Fielding B. Meek Papers, 1843-1877 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 10 Folder 5