Field letters, July 1924 - November 1925

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This volume is a collection of letters of Timothy W. Stanton about his field work under auspices of the US Geological Survey during July 8, 1924 - November 29, 1925. Letters document his field work in Nevada, California, Wyoming, Colorado, 1924; Texas, 1925. Letters are addressed to numerous individuals, and headed with Stanton's location, date, name and location of addressee. In these letters, Stanton discusses his work with colleagues, daily work, expenses, logistics and planning for upcoming field trips, and observations about the specimens.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 08, 1924

End Date

Nov 29, 1925

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  • Stratigraphy
  • Paleontology


  • Wyoming
  • United States
  • Colorado
  • Texas
  • California
  • Nevada


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007325

Collection name

Timothy Williman Stanton papers, 1885-1928, and undated

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 5 folder 7