Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, 1908

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Abstract

The volume documents the field work of Ray Bassler in Tennessee, Virginia, and Maryland, 1908. Pages are numbered. Entries are headed with location, followed by additional location information (e.g. landmarks), geological sections with detailed notes, references to fossils found. There are narrative descriptions below sketches, describing the fossils present. Locations include but are not limited to Moshum, Cedar Glen to Austin Springs, Jonesboro, Tennessee; Bluff City (state not identified); Lexington, Marion, and Salem, Virginia. Notes are also written from the back of the volume. These include lists of samples sent for analysis, expenses, lists of photographs taken.

Date Range

1908

Start Date

1908

End Date

1908

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Maryland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-008

Collection name

Ray S. Bassler papers, 1899 - 1925

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 4