Diary, 1872

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Creator

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

Abstract

Fielding Meek documented events in a daily diary for 1872. Entries are scattered throughout the book. Entries detail payment from Hayden for travel to Salt Lake Region, investments, collections sent and received, and dates of travel toward to Omaha, Golden City, Ogden (Utah), Steamboat Springs, Virginia City, among others. Some entries include descriptions with elevation and other geographic information.

Date Range

1872

Start Date

1872

End Date

1872

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Utah
  • City of Golden
  • Colorado
  • Nebraska

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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 11 Folder 5