Santo Domingo collections, Venezuela, 1940 - 1941

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Abstract

The notebook documents work of Axel A. Olsson in Santo Domingo [Dominican Republic] and Venezuela, 1940 - 1941. Entries provide descriptions of specimens, including number (non sequential), description of location where found, identification, other shells found in vicinity, and additional notes. Specimens often have several numbers listed. Other entries are narrative in structure and dated. These describe field work, including routes, observations of geological characteristics of terrain, fossils present, sketches of terrain with notes. These cover October 4 - February 24. There are several loose inserted sheets of notes.

Date Range

1940 - 1941

Start Date

1940

End Date

1941

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Venezuela
  • Dominican Republic

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 15