Kentucky, Tennessee, c. 1922

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Abstract

The volume documents the field work of Ray Bassler in Kentucky and Tennessee, 1922. Inside the front cover is a pasted insert with a list headed "succession of Mohawkian faunas in central Kentucky." The notebook contains a color key. Entries contain pasted maps with notations on the recto, and notes on the verso possibly related to pin holes, as well as extensive notes describing geological characteristics. Some entries include noted lists of descriptions, geological sections, and sketches.

Date Range

1922

Start Date

1922

End Date

1922

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Kentucky

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

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 9