Kellogg - 1939-1941

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Abstract

The field book documents Remington Kellogg's field work in Maryland for the US Biological Survey during the summers of 1939 to 1941. Entries are dated and include travel details (mileage, destinations, mode of travel, time of day), descriptions of specimens and location where found, photographs taken, and geological sections with notes on presence of fossils. Location information includes zone number, description of layer composition, distance from landmarks (geological). Names other collectors. Most specimens are marine mammals. Includes a loose insert with lists of terms, sections for locations in Maryland (Patuxent, Chesapeake Beach, Plum Point, Calvert Cliffs), and notes on Fauna found in zone 10.

Date Range

1939-1941

Start Date

Jul 15, 1939

End Date

Jul 19, 1941

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Paleobiology at 202-633-1334 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Cetaceans
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Chesapeake Beach
  • Maryland
  • Plum Point

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 14-187

Collection name

Department of Paleobiology Collection Remington Kellogg field books, 1918-1942

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Paleobiology