Arthur Lakes Journals,
1877-1880

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7201
Creators:
Lakes, Arthur, 1844-1917
Dates:
1877-1880
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
The journals of Arthur Lakes record his observations while exploring for saurian fossils at Morrison, Colorado, 1877; Como Station, Wyoming, 1879; and various other locations. The journals also contain lectures and notes on the discovery of fossil vertebrates.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Arthur Lakes (1844-1917) was a Professor of Natural History at Jarvis College, Golden, Colorado, and served as a collector of fossil vertebrates for Othniel Charles Marsh of Yale University.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7201, Arthur Lakes Journals

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Lakes, Arthur, 1844-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jarvis College (Golden, Co.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yale University Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paleontology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paleontologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vertebrates, Fossil Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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