Preliminary field book - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, 1957-1960

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Abstract

The notebook documents the work of Druid Wilson in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, 1957-1960. The volume begins with an index organized by year and state followed by page number, and a list of collectors (primarily Druid Wilson and Ethel Wilson). Entries are dated, headed with location, and narrative in structure. They include alphanumeric identifier (e.g. Florida, F-1 to F-56), specimen number, description of collection, terrain, fossils present, date, and collector name. Locations include North Carolina and Florida in 1957; North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida in 1958; and Florida, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama in 1959. Includes loose inserts.

Date Range

1957-1960

Start Date

1957

End Date

1960

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • North Carolina
  • United States
  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • South Carolina

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-051

Collection name

Harry S. Ladd papers, 1912 - 1973

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 13