Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, 1965-1967, 1969-1975, 1977, 1987

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Abstract

This volume documents field work of Jean Milton Berdan while working for the U.S. Geological Survey in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, 1965-1967, 1969-1975, 1977, 1987. The notebook begins with a photographed map of Maine. Entries vary and include notes on collecting in Maine and plant pest control. Most entries are dated and are lists of collecting locations. These contain identifier, location information, description of terrain, and description of specimen. There appear to be notations that were added later, some include specimen numbers. Descriptions are detailed and sometimes lengthy. Also contains colored photographs in the field and loose inserts.

Date Range

1965-1987

Start Date

1965

End Date

1987

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • New York
  • United States
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Color photographs

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-137

Collection name

Jean Milton Berdan papers, 1941 - 1987 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 10