Eniwetok (K-1B II), January 13 - 28, 1951

ID: SIA Acc. 16-046

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1951

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

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Abstract

The notebook documents the geological work of Harry S. Ladd in Eniwetok [Marshall Islands], January 13 - 28, 1951. Entries vary in content and structure. The first detail characteristics of samples collected by drilling, which include measurement, and geological characteristics (color and composition), type of fossils present, and notes. Also includes dated entries, narrative in structure, that describe daily work and challenges of drilling.

Date Range

1951

Start Date

Jan 13, 1951

End Date

Jan 28, 1951

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Eniwetok
  • Marshall Islands

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 2 Folder 7