Gazin, C. Lewis, 1934

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The field book documents the work of Charles L. Gazin in Idaho, May 18 - August 22, 1934. Entries are dated and are narrative in style. They detail travel (mode of transportation, times, destinations, accommodations, location of campsites), daily activities, visits to museum collections enroute, interactions with colleagues. Field work was completed at quarries possibly in the vicinity of Bliss, Idaho and, but not limited to, the vicinity of Grandview. Entries about field work describe terrain, geological characteristics, daily activities with colleagues (G. F. Steinberg and G. B. Pearce), supplies, terrain of area, work completed, specimens found (type, quantity, description), specimens found by other collectors including amateurs, and notes on pictures taken (number and caption).

Date Range


Start Date

May 18, 1934

End Date

Aug 22, 1934

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.




  • United States
  • Idaho


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 14-190

Collection name

Department of Paleobiology Collection C. Lewis Gazin, 1934 - 1948

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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