Field notes, undated (2)

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Abstract

The field book documents geological fieldwork completed by August Foerste. Entries are headed with location information and geological descriptions. Location information usually includes possibly name of town or landmarks (sometimes names of owners) like quarries, but identification is unclear. There are geological sections with measurements, descriptions of layer composition and color, type of stone. These are interspersed with narrative descriptions of surveyed sites.

Date Range

1887-1933

Start Date

1887

End Date

1933

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Topic

Geology

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 3 Folder 9