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Accession 16-046

Ladd, Harry S. (Harry Stephen), 1899-1982

Harry S. Ladd Papers, 1912-1973

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Ladd, Harry S. (Harry Stephen), 1899-1982
Title: Harry S. Ladd Papers
Dates: 1912-1973
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 16-046
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists primarily of field notes of Harry S. Ladd (1899-1982), a geologist who spent much of his career with the United States Geological Survey (1940-1969) and with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1969-1979). He specialized in the geology of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Materials also include correspondence, reports, locality data, scientific illustrations, maps, and photographs.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of field notes of Harry S. Ladd (1899-1982), a geologist who spent much of his career with the United States Geological Survey (1940-1969) and with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1969-1979). He specialized in the geology of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Materials also include correspondence, reports, locality data, scientific illustrations, maps, and photographs.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-046, Harry S. Ladd Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Canal Zone Notes Book #4, 1912

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Canal Zone Notes Book #5, 1912

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Field Notebook I - Collection of H. S. Ladd, c. 1915-1921

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Field Notebook II - Cuba, Missouri, Ontario, 1920

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Field Notebook III - Daily Log, June 6-July 21, 1921

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Field Notebook IV - Daily Log, July 21, 1921-February 24, 1922

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Field Notebook V - Daily Log, February 24-June 18, 1922

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Field Notebook VI - Lake Superior Trip, August 6-September 2, 1922

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Field Notebook VII - Geological Society of America, Michigan, December 28-30, 1922; Iowa Localities; Missouri Field Trip, June 18-July 13, 1923

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Field Notebook VIII - Iowa, Ohio, Indiana, Daily Log, 1922-1924

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Results of 1926 Field Trip to Vitilevu, Figi, 1928-1929

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I. Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, 1925-1926

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V. Reading Notes and Notes of Papers to Be Written, South Pacific, 1928, 1934

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VI. Miscellaneous Records, Fiji, etc., 1928; Daily Log, Tonga, April 29-August 24, 1928

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VIII. Tonga, Samoa, 1928

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XI. Miscellaneous Records, Lau, Fiji, 1934; Daily Log, January 11-October 18, 1934

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XII. Tahiti, Rarotonga, January 1934

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XIII. Lau Islands (Mango, Thithia, Fulanga, Ongea), February 20-March 21, 1934

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XIV. Vitilevu, Fiji, February 10-September 13, 1934

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XV. Lau Islands (Ongea, Nukusongea, Teteika, Namuka, Kambara, Komo, Lakemba, Thikombia-i-lau), March 22-April 30, 1934

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XVI. Lau Islands (Katafanga, Tuvutha, Vanua Mbalavu, Thithia, Mothe, Karoni, Lakemba, Namuka, Kambara, Wangava), May 3-July 23, 1934

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XVII. Lau Islands (Yangasa, Navutu Iloma, Yangasa Levu, Oneata, Aiwa, Lakemba, Naiau, Vanua Vatu), July 25-August 14, 1934

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III. West Virginia, Virginia, September 18-October 18, 1940

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IV. Virginia, October 22-December 14, 1940

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V. Virginia, October 30, 1940; April 1-May 22, 1941

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VI. Virginia, May 22-July 17, 1941

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Box 2

VII. Sweet Springs Area - West Virginia, Virginia, July 18-August 22, 1941

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VIII. Sweet Springs Area - West Virginia, Virginia, August 22-November 3, 1941; February 21-March 28, 1942

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IX. Northeast Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Alabama, Southwest Arkansas, March 29-July 21, 1942

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Bridge - Southern Marianas I (Guam, Saipan, Tinian, Rota), May 2-June 13, 1946

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Bridge - Southern Marianas II, June 8-July 27, 1946

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Eniwetok (K-1, K-1A, K1B), January 2-12, 1951

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Eniwetok (K-1B II), January 13-28, 1951

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Eniwetok, May 11-July 16, 1952

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Eniwetok (F-1) Book 1, May 12-June 1, 1952

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Eniwetok (F-1) Book 2, June 1-10, 1952

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Eniwetok (E-1) Book 3, June 24-July 12, 1952

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Daily Log I, 1940-1942

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Daily Log II, 1942-1943

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Daily Log III, 1944-1945

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Daily Log VII - Conferences, 1954-1956

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Daily Log VIII - Conferences, 1957

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Daily Log IX - Hawaii, Marianas, Palau, March 2-May 7, 1958

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Daily Log X, 1959-1963

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Daily Log XIV, 1968-1970, 1973

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Arkansas, Missouri, July 18-September 12

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Stange Mine, Virginia, April 1941

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Monthly Reports I, February 1940-December 1942

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Monthly Reports II, January 1943-November 1946

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Monthly Reports, October 1949-April 1950

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Notes - Avocados, Corals

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Notes

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Aldabra Drilling Project - David R. Stoddart, 1971-1973

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Box 3

Locality Data

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Report on the Central and Western Caroline Islands by A. Kramer

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Southern Marianas - Reports by Josiah Bridge, 1946-1947

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Southern Marianas - Map Data, 1948

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Southern Marianas - Requests for Identification, Reports on Collections, etc., 1945-1946

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Rota - Advance Information for Economic Survey on Rota, M.I. (Mariana Islands), by William D. Mark, 1946

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Rota - Phosphate and Manganese Ore Deposits on Rota, M.I., by William D. Mark, 1946

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Rota - Phosphate: Letter from R. C. Cowles on Mining Industry of Rota, September 17, 1945

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Rota - Topographic Maps

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Rota - Aerial Photographs, 1946

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Rota - United States Commercial Company (USCC) Base Maps Showing Location of Mineral Deposits, 1946

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Rota - Suitability of Rota Phosphate for Direct Application to Soils in the Marianas, by William D. Mark, 1946

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Rota - Maps

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Rota - Field Notes on Rota, by Josiah Bridge

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Guam - General, 1946

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Guam - USCC Base Maps Showing Mineral Deposits, 1946

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Guam - Various Articles from the Guam Recorder by Norah D. Stearns, 1937-1939

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Guam - Bentonite on Guam, M.I., and Some Notes on Manganese on Guam, by William D. Mark

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Guam - Topographic and Geologic Maps, 1944, 1946

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Guam - Topographic Maps, 1945

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Guam - Aerial Photographs, 1946

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Guam - Miscellaneous Maps

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Guam - Geologic Maps, 1937, 1946

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Guam - Reports - Geology - Ground Water - Geology and Water Resources of the Island of Guam, by Harold T. Stearns, 1937

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Saipan - Photostat of Japanese Map, Tanapag Harbor, HO Field Chart No. 2014, 1944

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Saipan - Aerial Photographs, 1946

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Saipan - Maps, 1944-1946

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Saipan - Translations - Geology of Saipan, by Risaburo Tayama, revised translation, 1946

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Saipan - Translations - Topography, Geology and Coral Reefs of Saipan Island, by Risaburo Tayama, 1946

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Saipan - Miscellaneous Maps

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Tinian - Let Us Visit Tinian, Mariana Islands, 1945

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Tinian - Tinian Translations and Other Japanese Reports, 1937-1950

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Tinian - USCC Base Maps Showing Mineral Deposits

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Tinian - Aerial Photographs, 1946

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Tinian - Special Air Target and Gunnery Map, 1944 (2 folders)

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Miscellaneous Islands Information

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Maps of Marshall Islands

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Maps of Saipan-Tinian Area

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Miscellaneous Maps

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United States Commercial Company - General Correspondence Pertaining to Economic Survey, 1946-1948

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United States Commercial Company Economic Survey - Authorization for, Instructions, Itinerary, etc., 1946

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