Field notebook, Edward Lorrance, 1883

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

This notebook details the field work of Edward Lorrance for the United States Geological Survey from September 7 - November 1, 1883. Entries are dated and are organized by collection lot, lettered A-S with accompanying sketch maps to show lot sites. Entries include descriptions of the sites, terrain, accounts of plant and animal (mostly gastropod) fossils collected, and general collecting conditions. The numbers of specimens collected at some lots are listed as well. There are also some specimen sketches.

Date Range

1883

Start Date

Sep 07, 1883

End Date

Nov 01, 1883

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps
  • Sketches

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 1 Folder 12