Notebook no. 6, January 1877

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Abstract

The field book documents the field work of Richard Rathbun in Brazil while working as a geologist on the Geological Commission of Brazil, January 1877. Entries are narrative in structure. Entries contain travel details including routes, work completed, geological observations of terrain including sketches, specimens collected, and descriptions of shells observed in inland waters. Some geological descriptions are organized by numbered location. At the end of the volume is a list of expenses.

Date Range

1877

Start Date

Jan 01, 1877

End Date

Jan 30, 1877

Access Information

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Topic

  • Limnology
  • Geology
  • Invertebrates

Place

Brazil

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-211

Collection name

Richard Rathbun Papers, 1876-1877

Physical Description

1 notebook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 6