Barbour, Wortman, and Gidley on paleontological expedition

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This item consists of lantern slides documenting Erwin Hinckley Barbour, J.L. Wortman and James William Gidley as they collect specimens of large mammal fossils including an image of the removal of a slab containing 3 merycochoerus skeletons, an image of the Rock Creek location where Equus scotti specimens were unearthed, and image of Blanco Beds showing where camel skeletons were found. James W. Gidley was the Assistant Curator of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology from 1911-1931.

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Paleontology, Vertebrate


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Lantern slides

Accession #

SIA RU000424

Collection name

Division of Vertebrate Paleontology records, circa 1947-1974 and undated

Physical Description

8 lantern slides

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 6