Canal Zone notes book #4, 1912

ID: SIA Acc. 16-122

Creator: Ladd, Harry S. (Harry Stephen), 1899-1982

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1912

Citation: Chalmer L. Cooper papers, c. 1932 - 1944

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work of Harry S. Ladd for the U.S. Geological Survey in the Canal Zone [Panama], June 14 - September 25, 1912. The volume begins with an index that lists page number and location. Entries are dated and headed with location or route, followed by a narrative description of route, observations of topography, formations, sketches and geological sections with notes, fossils collected, samples taken. Details about fossils are sometimes organized by location, and described location where found.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Jun 14, 1912

End Date

Sep 25, 1912

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Panama
  • Canal Zone

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-122

Collection name

Chalmer L. Cooper papers, c. 1932 - 1944

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1