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

Accession 16-211

Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918

Richard Rathbun Papers, 1873-1877 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
Title: Richard Rathbun Papers
Dates: 1873-1877 and undated
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 16-211
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of field notes of Richard Rathbun (1852-1918), a geologist and paleontologist. Most of these notes occurred during his time as a geologist with the Geological Commission of Brazil. Materials also include scientific illustrations and a few pressed plants.

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This accession consists of field notes of Richard Rathbun (1852-1918), a geologist and paleontologist. Most of these notes occurred during his time as a geologist with the Geological Commission of Brazil. Materials also include scientific illustrations and a few pressed plants.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-211, Richard Rathbun Papers

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Container List

Box 1

No. 1, Plataforma and Bahia Railroad, February 1-March 7, 1876

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No. 2, Bahia Railroad and Itaparica, March 7-April 5, 1876

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No. 3, Itaparica, Bahia, April 5-19, 1876

Box 1 of 1

No. 4, Bahia, April 19-June 30, 1876 (also includes notes February-August 1876)

Box 1 of 1

No. 5, Dom Pedro II Railroad and Sao Paulo, December 1876-January 1877

Box 1 of 1

No. 6, Sao Paulo, January 1877

Box 1 of 1

List of Microscopic Slide, 1873, 1876

Box 1 of 1

Brazil Notes, undated

Box 1 of 1

Brazil Notes, Hartt Expedition, 1875-1877

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