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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-008

Bassler, Ray S. (Ray Smith), 1878-

Ray S. Bassler Papers, 1899-1925

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Bassler, Ray S. (Ray Smith), 1878-
Title: Ray S. Bassler Papers
Dates: 1899-1925
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 16-008
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of field books of Ray S. Bassler (1878-1961), a geologist and paleontologist in the United States National Museum. These notes mainly focus on his trips to Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. One field book contains notes made by John M. Nickles, who accompanied Bassler. Materials also include notes, maps, scientific illustrations, and photographs.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of field books of Ray S. Bassler (1878-1961), a geologist and paleontologist in the United States National Museum. These notes mainly focus on his trips to Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. One field book contains notes made by John M. Nickles, who accompanied Bassler. Materials also include notes, maps, scientific illustrations, and photographs.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-008, Ray S. Bassler Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Lillydale and Byrdstown, Tennessee, circa 1922

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Hollow Springs, Tennessee, circa 1925

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Tennessee Sections, circa 1908, 1920-1925

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Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, 1908

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Ohio, Kentucky, 1909

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West Cincinnati Quadrangle (notes by John M. Nickles), 1909

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Maryland, Tennessee, 1916-1918

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Middle Tennessee Sections, 1899

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Kentucky, Tennessee, circa 1922

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Slatington Quadrangle, Pennsylvania, 1904-1905

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Virginia, 1905; Various field trips, 1904-1917; Tennessee, 1906

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Virginia, Tennessee, 1902, 1904-1906

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Ohio, circa 1906

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Pennsylvania, 1904

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