Field notes, Ohio and Indiana, circa 1914

ID: SIA RU007242

Creator: Foerste, Aug. F (Aug. Frederic), 1862-1936

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1914

Citation: August F. Foerste Papers, 1887-1933 and undated

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Abstract

The notebook documents geological fieldwork completed by August Foerste in Kentucky and Indiana and Ohio, circa 1914. Some entries are headed with name of county with lists of numbers and locations indicated by geological and other landmarks, followed by description of soil. Others are headed with town and include geological sections with measurements, and characteristic of layers. There are narratives describing terrain of observed locations that indicate fossils were collected.

Date Range

1914

Start Date

1914

End Date

1914

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Ohio

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007242

Collection name

August F. Foerste Papers, 1887-1933 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 3