Notebooks, Biological Survey, 1920 and 1927

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Abstract

This item consists of the field notes of Remington Kellogg from various trips to collect fossils in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina, circa 1925-1954. The notes are typewritten with annotations. Field notes for different years follow different formats. Some notes are are arranged by topic or locality and describe Miocene formations, lists of fossils found, notes on sections and formations, zone, and measurement in feet. Chronological entries include date, localities visited and explored, notes on field work including specimens collected, distance (in miles). Some entries include catalog or collector number. Localities in Maryland include: Chesapeake Beach, St. Leonards Creek, Dares Wharf, Plum Point. Localities in Virginia include: Nomini Cliffs, Sand Gates, Forest Wharf, Patuxent River. Localities in North Carolina include: Murfresboro, Tarboro.

Date Range

1925-1954

Start Date

Aug 15, 1925

End Date

May 05, 1954

Access Information

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • Patuxent
  • North Carolina
  • Nomini
  • United States
  • Tarboro
  • Chesapeake Beach
  • Maryland
  • Plum Point
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007434

Collection name

A. Remington Kellogg Papers, circa 1903-1969, with related papers to 1982

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 33