Big Bone Lick, photos and articles, 1965-1971

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Creator

Whitmore, Frank C.

Abstract

Folder containing articles, magazines, clippings, pamphlets, flyers, transparencies, negatives, and photographs dating from 1965-1971 all relating to Whitmore's work in Big Bone Lick, Kentucky. Black-and-white photographs and negatives found at the back of the folder depict specimens and collecting localities from August 1964 and July and August 1966. Images of mastadon tusks, Ellis Crawford collecting mollusks, and other specimens and events are included. Photographs from the Department of the Interior of musk ox skulls (possibly field photos) are also included.

Date Range

1965-1971

Start Date

1965

End Date

1971

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Big Bone Lick State Park
  • Big Bone

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Negatives (photographic)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 02-012

Collection name

Frank C. Whitmore papers, 1950-1986 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 15