Diaries and field notes, 1915 - 1972

ID: SIA RU007396

Creator: HL 1934

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1934

Citation: Harry Stephen Ladd Papers, circa 1915-1982 and undated

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Abstract

The notebook is the first of two volumes, and documents H. S. Ladd's work in Fiji during June 28 - July 18, 1934. Pages are numbered (1 - 108). Entries are dated and headed with location. They are written in the format of a series of letters to Edward (no last name listed), describing observations of the reefs and inland sites, weather, daily work, extensive descriptions of interactions with local inhabitants and colleagues (Willy, last name note indicated), shells collected, and sites where field work was completed.

Date Range

1934

Start Date

Jun 28, 1934

End Date

Jul 18, 1934

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

Fiji

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007396

Collection name

Harry Stephen Ladd Papers, circa 1915-1982 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 3 Folder 3