Field notebook V - Daily log, February 24 - June 18, 1922

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The notebook documents Harry S. Ladd's field work relating to geology, February 24 - June 18, 1922. The volume begins with an index, listing page number and subject matter (e.g. scientific discipline, pictures, and daily log). Entries are dated and narrative structure. They describe routes traveled, observations of terrain (color, composition), weather, sometimes additional information about location (landmarks, distance from). Entries also describe daily activities and personal interactions with friends as well as school related activities. Locations include Iowa. Includes loose inserts containing geological notes.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 24, 1922

End Date

Jun 18, 1922

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  • Iowa
  • United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-046

Collection name

Chalmer L. Cooper papers, c. 1932 - 1944

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 7