Southern Oregon, Coos Bay, University of California, 1897

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The field book documents the work of William Dall in Southern Oregon, Coos Bay, and University of California, 1897, while working for the United States Geological Survey. Entries are dated and pertain to geological study of locations in Oregon. They include descriptions of specimens collected (including bag number); locations; observations of terrain; and descriptions of formations and characteristics of rock. Includes list of recent shells from Coos Bay and lists of strata with descriptions. The second portion of the notebook describes collections of fossils at University of California at Berkley. Additional locations include the vicinity of Oakland, Diller Station, and Callapooya.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 29, 1897

End Date

Aug 17, 1897

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  • Zoology
  • Geological surveys--United States
  • Paleontology


  • Oregon
  • United States
  • Coos Bay
  • Calapooya Creek
  • Oakland


  • 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


Box 25 Folder 3