Field Notes from explorations in Oregon and California, 1890

ID: SIA RU007073

Creator: Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1890

Citation: William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

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Abstract

The field notes document William Dall's explorations in Oregon and California, 1890, including (Oregon) Astoria, Eugene, Port Orford, Shoalwater Bay; (California) Redding, Stockton, California Valley gravels, Livermore Valley, and Susanville. Pages are numbered. Contains descriptions of geological formations sometimes with cross sections and descriptions of layers as well as sites of specimen collecting. These are followed by lists of fossils listed by geological time scale, including Miocene series, Pleistocene series, and Quarternary period. Lists also identify location where observed or collected.

Date Range

1890

Start Date

1890

End Date

1890

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Topic

Geology

Place

  • Oregon
  • Port Orford
  • Astoria
  • United States
  • Redding
  • Eugene
  • Livermore Valley
  • California
  • Shoalwater Bay
  • Stockton

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007073

Collection name

William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 25 Folder 2