South Dakota, 1951

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Abstract

The volume documents the work of Richard E. Grant in South Dakota while attending the University of Minnesota, 1951. Entries are dated and headed with location and date range. Describes a field trip to the Black Hills. The volume begins with a narrative about what types of characteristics he will describe relating to topography, rocks, and folds. Entries detail location information, travel route, terrain, geological characteristics (color, composition, measurements), presence and type of fossils (e.g. trilobites), diagrams of calculations, weather, tables of data (bearing, distance, strike-dip, geology), colored drawings, and samples collected.

Date Range

1951

Start Date

1951

End Date

1951

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Black Hills National Forest
  • United States
  • South Dakota

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-093

Collection name

Richard E. Grant papers, 1950-1990, 2005

Physical Description

Field notes

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 2