VIII. Sweet Springs area - West Virginia, Virginia, August 22 - November 3, 1941 ; February 21 - March 28, 1942

ID: SIA Acc. 16-046

Creator: VIII.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1941-1942

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

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The notebook documents the geological work of Harry S. Ladd in Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee, August 22 - November 3, 1941, and February 21 - March 28, 1942. Entries are dated and headed with location, followed by data from traverses (measurement, location description, latitude and longitude). Also includes colored drawings of terrain with notes and narrative descriptions of terrain. Locations include, but not limited to, Potts Mountain, Glencary, Flat Top Mountain, and Lick Mountain.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 22, 1941

End Date

Mar 28, 1942

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • West Virginia
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia


  • 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


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