Reconnaissance notes on Northern concessions, 1925

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The notebook documents the work of Axel A. Olsson in Mancora, Punta Mero, Plateritos, Fernandez, La Breita, Santa Clara, [Peru], May - July 1925. The volume is stamped the property of the Geological Department Negritos. Entries often dated, some are narrative in structure and are headed with location. They describe destinations, travel details, detailed descriptions of terrain (measurements, bearing, geological characteristics, formations), fossils found. Many entries are lists of data including numbered locality, bearing, measurements, and sometimes notes.

Date Range


Start Date

May 01, 1925

End Date

Jul 31, 1925

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology




  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 15-309

Collection name

Axel A. Olsson Papers, c. 1915 - 1974, 1988

Physical Description

1 Folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 5