Dall, 1887-1 Tampa, Fla

ID: SIA RU007073

Creator: Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1887

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

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Volume describes work completed in Florida. Entries are dated (February 12 to March 12, 1887) and narrative in structure. He describes daily work, interactions with colleagues. He relates details about purchasing fossil specimens, as well as collecting specimens in locations like the vicinity of railroad stations. Dall describes location, measurements relating to where fossils were found, and some geological sections. Collected with F.J. Lapenotiere.

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Start Date

Feb 12, 1887

End Date

Mar 12, 1887

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  • Geology
  • Zoology
  • United States Coast and Geodetic Survey


  • United States
  • Florida
  • Tampa


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007073

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 diary

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Box 25 Folder 1 Envelope 2