Mount Franklin, El Paso, Texas, January - March, 1897

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Abstract

The field book documents the work of Samuel Ward Loper in Mount Franklin, El Paso, Texas, January 14 - March 15, 1897. Entries are dated and narrative in structure. They describe travel details, expenses, type and location of work completed, descriptions of strata, geological sections, fossil collecting completed, weather, and drawings of terrain and fossil specimens.

Date Range

1897

Start Date

Jan 14, 1897

End Date

Mar 15, 1897

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Texas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-114

Collection name

Samuel Ward Loper papers, 1897

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 1