H. A. Yartrough, 1901

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Creator

  • Yartrough, H. A.
  • Geological Survey (U.S.)

Abstract

The field book documents the field work of H. A. Yartrough for the US Geological Survey, August 19 - October 22, 1901. Pages are numbered. Entries are dated and describe field work with details including shell fossils collected (noting rarity / abundance of specimens found), terrain, geological features (layers, composition), times of day of work, colleagues with whom worked, and weather. Collecting sites include types of mines usually identified by name and proximity to a town, bridges, and railroad cuts. Locations are across Alabama. A portion of the notebook is blank.

Date Range

1901

Start Date

Aug 19, 1901

End Date

Oct 22, 1901

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Alabama

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 07-041

Collection name

Geological Survey (U.S.), field notebooks, 1881-1915 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 5