Field notes and misc. papers

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Abstract

The folder includes field notes and miscellaneous papers documenting work by H. S. Ladd. Includes a variety of typed and hand written notes and lists, with varying descriptive information. Includes a typed list (with multiple pasted inserts) of information on fossil specimens, covering specimen number, identification, stone composition, sometimes collector, terrain, location (latitude and longitude, and additional location identification i.e. island). There are notations throughout the list. There are photocopied maps with notes; request forms for analysis; fossil identifications for Geological Survey Department of Fiji 1956-1960 (field number, date received, date or reports, locality, age, remarks); and correspondence relating to collecting samples; and miscellaneous publications and clippings. Locations include Fiji, Midway islands, and Hawaii.

Date Range

1956-1980

Start Date

1956

End Date

1980

Access Information

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • Fiji
  • United States
  • Hawaii
  • Midway Islands

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 5