Field Research Photographs,
circa 1909-1924

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA02-086
Dates:
circa 1909-1924
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.74 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 5x8 box) (3 3x5 boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of glass plate negatives of specimens from the Burgess Shale in the Rocky Mountains, near Field, British Columbia, Canada, collected by Charles D. Walcott, fourth Smithsonian Secretary. Materials include glass negatives of fossilized remains embedded in shale slabs and illustrations used in publications, as well as lantern slides used to illustrate lectures. Many of the negatives appear to be original photographs possibly created by the Institution's photographer T. W. Smillie.

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-086, United States National Museum. Department of Geology, Field Research Photographs

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Walcott, Charles D., (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smillie, Thomas William, 1843-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Resser, Charles Elmer, 1889-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burgess Slab (Photograph) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Formations (Geology) -- British Columbia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geology, Stratigraphic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fossils Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paleobiology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wild flowers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burgess Shale (B.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glass negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lantern slides Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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