III. West Virginia, Virginia, September 18 - October 18, 1940

ID: SIA Acc. 16-046

Creator: III.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1940

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

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Abstract

The notebook documents the geological work of Harry S. Ladd in West Virginia and Virginia, September 18 - October 18, 1940. There is note stating that readings underlined in red are off the map. The volume begins with an index listing page number and location. First pages list a color key for geological sections. Entries include notes on fossils, locations where found, and geological sections. Most entries are dated and content varies between narrative descriptions of terrain, and tables of data for traverse listing sta., bearing, dist., and vert. angle.

Date Range

1940

Start Date

Sep 18, 1940

End Date

Oct 18, 1940

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • West Virginia
  • United States
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 23