Note-book no. 3 of Lester F. Ward, January 1, 1887 to June 30, 1890


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  • Ward, Lester Frank 1841-1913
  • Geological Survey (U.S.)

Alternate Title

Lester F. Ward, 1/1/1887-6/30/1890


This notebook details the field work of Lester F. Ward for the United States Geological Survey from 1887-1890. Localities include but may not be limited to areas within Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park. Dated journal entries include accounts of procedural and paperwork, travel details, and daily activity, as well as terrain and rock descriptions, accounts of collecting sites and the plant and animal fossils collected, and information on specific localities.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 02, 1887

End Date

Jun 30, 1890

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Yellowstone National Park


  • 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


Box 1 Folder 18