Texas, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, March - June 1902

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The field book documents the work of Thomas Wayland Vaughan, while in the employ of the U.S. Geological Survey, March 31 - June 14, 1902. The cover indicates that the volume relates to accession number 698; index number 21; localities (index map coordinates) H-15, H-16, I-16. According to notes, the object of work was to discover the stratigraphic relations of the coral limestone to the underlying orbitoidal limestone. Notes are dated and include location information, describe field work, collecting fossils, geological characteristics of terrain, specimens from other collectors, object of work at sites, geological sections with notes, and a printed map of Wilmington, North Carolina. Locations include Burkeville, Texas; Jackson Alabama; Albany ,Georgia; Apalachicola, Florida; Flint River, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Macon Georgia; Wakulla, Coe's Mills, Alaucha, Edgar, Florida: Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Start Date

Mar 31, 1902

End Date

Jun 14, 1902

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • North Carolina
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • Florida


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-033

Collection name

Thomas Wayland Vaughan papers, 1902

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 1