Expedition History, 1890-1895

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Subject

  • Cummins, W. F (William Fletcher) 1840-1931
  • Comstock, Theo. B (Theodore Bryant) 1849-1915
  • Henderson, J. H
  • Walker, J. B
  • Dumble, E. T (Edwin Theodore) 1852-1927

Notes

  • This is an expedition history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of expeditions to set it in its historical context. If we have identified SIA collections containing documentation of this expedition, they will be listed under "components," or "see more items in," below. Clicking on those links will open a brief description of relevant records.
  • Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker). A Preliminary Report on the Vertebrate Paleontology of the Llano Estacado. Austin, Texas: B.C. Jones & Company, State Printers, 1893.
  • Drake, Noah Fields. Report on the Colorado Coal Field of Texas. Austin, Texas: B. C. Jones, State Printers, 1893.
  • Hyatt, Alpheus. Carboniferous Cephalopods, second paper. Austin, Texas: B. C. Jones & Co., State Printers, 1893.
  • Texas. Geological Survey. Report on the Brown Coal and Lignite of Texas: Character, Formation, Occurrence, and Fuel Uses. Austin, Texas: B. C. Jones & Co., State Printers, 1892.
  • Texas. Geological Survey. First<-Fourth> Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Texas, 1889<-1892>. Austin, Texas: State Printing Office 1890-1893.
  • The Geological Survey of Texas was established to search for ores and minerals of commercial value, to investigate the geological formations and topography of the region, to look for usable water for wells and irrigation purposes, to gauge the adaptability of the soil to crops, and to search for and develop useful, unknown objects. Geological and organic collections were of secondary importance to the economic features of the study, and were donated to public schools in Texas. Survey personnel included E. T. Dumble, Texas State Geologist; J. B. Walker, Assistant Geologist; J. H. Henderson, Chemist in Charge, Geological Survey; W. Kennedy, Assistant Geologist; W. von Steeruwitz, Assistant Geologist; Theodore Bryant Comstock, Assistant Geologist; and W. F. Cummins, Assistant Geologist.

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1890
  • 1890-1895

Topic

Geology

Place

  • United States
  • Texas

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00428

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