VIII. Tonga, Samoa, 1928

ID: SIA Acc. 16-046

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1928

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

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work of H. S. Ladd in Tonga and Samoa, 1928. The volume begins with a table of contents listing locations: Tongatalu, Eua, Tongatabu, Falcon, Lifuka, Vavau, and Upolu. Most entries are headed with location and are narrative in structure. They describe sites visited, including photographs taken, location information including landmarks and distance from, geological characteristics, fossils identified and collected (including coral), work of [J. Edward] Hoffmeister, sketches and geological sections, and hand drawn maps with notes. Also describes daily activities.

Date Range

1928

Start Date

1928

End Date

1928

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Samoa
  • Tonga

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-046

Collection name

Chalmer L. Cooper papers, c. 1932 - 1944

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 15