Field notes, Kentucky Geological Survey, undated

ID: SIA RU007242

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1887-1933

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

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Abstract

The notebook documents geological fieldwork completed by August Foerste for the Kentucky Geological Survey (undated). Pages are numbered. Entries are headed with location, identified by a combination of distance from, geological or other type of landmark, and name of owner. They include geological descriptions with layer composition, color and type of stone, geological age, as well as geological sections and sketches of strata and some of fossils. There are loose inserts used to divide the notebook.

Date Range

1887-1933

Start Date

1887

End Date

1933

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Kentucky

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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 7