SIA Acc. 95-124, United States National Museum Department of Geology, Field Research Photographs, 1905-1906

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These photographs document the paleontological field work and research of Charles D. Walcott and George Reber Wieland. There are approximately 100 photographs, including black-and-white silver gelatin dry plate lantern slides and photonegatives, and black-and-white silver gelatin photoprints made from the negatives. Included are images of Cambrian paleontological specimens, the Burgess Shale deposit in Canada, and localities and field work sites. Materials also include a few notes.


  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Wieland, G. R (George Reber) 1865-1953
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Exhibitions


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1905
  • 1905-1906
  • Cambrian




Burgess Shale (B.C.)


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Collection descriptions
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Lantern slides

Local number

SIA Acc. 95-124

Physical description

1.1 cu. ft. (1 document box) (4 3x5 boxes)

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