Middle Tennesse sections, 1899

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Abstract

The volume documents the field work of Ray Bassler in Tennessee, 1899. Includes loose inserts. Entries are usually headed with location, followed by descriptions of geological characteristics (e.g. color, composition), presence of fossils, detailed lists of photographs taken, geological sections, specimens found and their abundance, and sketches. Also includes some narratives, e.g. notes on Station Camp region. Locations include but are not limited to Edgefield, Hartsville, Carthage, Liberty, Leiper's Creek, Tennessee.

Date Range

1899

Start Date

1899

End Date

1899

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Tennessee

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 8