1873 notebook No. 1

ID: SIA RU007073

Creator: Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1873

Citation: William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

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Creator

Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Abstract

The volume documents William Healey Dall’s work on the schooner “Yukon” for the USGS, along the coast of Alaska territory, April 28 – November 6, 1873. Entries are dated and contain tables of data relating to time, bearing, air temperature, water temperature. Also includes narrative descriptions of daily work, travel details, weather, and observations. The volume ends with an index listing location and page number.

Date Range

1873

Start Date

Apr 28, 1873

End Date

Nov 06, 1873

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Zoology
  • United States Coast and Geodetic Survey

Place

  • United States
  • Alaska

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007073

Collection name

William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

Physical Description

1 diary

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 24A Folder 11