Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7201
Lakes, Arthur, 1844-1917
Arthur Lakes Journals, 1877-1880
Arthur Lakes (1844-1917) was a Professor of Natural History at Jarvis College, Golden, Colorado, and served as a collector of fossil vertebrates for Othniel Charles Marsh of Yale University.
The journals of Arthur Lakes record his observations while exploring for saurian fossils at Morrison, Colorado, 1877; Como Station, Wyoming, 1879; and various other locations. The journals also contain lectures and notes on the discovery of fossil vertebrates.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Lakes, Arthur, 1844-1917
- Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899
- Jarvis College (Golden, Co.)
- Yale University
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7201, Arthur Lakes Journals