Nevada, June - July, 1971 ; Nevada, California, October 1972 ; Nevada, October - November 1973

ID: SIA Acc. 16-035

Creator: Field notes III

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1971 - 1973

Citation: Phillip D. Pack papers, 1968 - 1973

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The field book documents the work of Phillip D. Pack while in Nevada June 19 - July 4, 1971; Nevada and California October 7 - 23, 1972; and Nevada October 23 - November 1, 1973. Entries are dated and headed with location. He describes characteristics (color, composition, type of stone), minerals present, abundance and type of fossils present, geological sections with notes, and fossils collected. Some description is organized per numbered unit. Includes sketches of fossils. He also describes a visit to University of California, Los Angeles, and a detailed study of fossils after returning home. Locations include Mormon Mountain and Frenchman Mountain.

Date Range

1971 - 1973

Start Date

Jun 19, 1971

End Date

Nov 01, 1973

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • United States
  • Nevada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-035

Collection name

Phillip D. Pack papers, 1968 - 1973

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 4