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Abstract

Photographs and document Arthur Sowerby's observations of fossils in China (undated). Some photographs have captions of varying lengths, some include year. Some images are stamped with China Journal and sundries number. Some fossils of flora and fauna are in exhibits of the "Museum of the Geological Survey". Other images show rock formations with captions that identify type of stone and location. Some location identifications are unclear. Locations include Lai-wu district [Laiwu] Shantung [Shandong], Ssu-shui, Suiyana, W. Kansu [Gansu], and N. Szechuan [Sichuan].

Date Range

1904-1954

Start Date

1904

End Date

1954

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Gansu
  • Sichuan
  • China
  • Shandong
  • Laiwu

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Postcards

Accession #

SIA RU007263

Collection name

Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, 1904-1954 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 15 Folder 1