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Creator::
United States National Museum. Department of Geology  Search this
Extent:
2.74 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 5x8 box) (3 3x5 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Glass negatives
Lantern slides
Place:
Burgess Shale (B.C.)
Date:
circa 1909-1924
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.
Topic:
Formations (Geology) -- British Columbia  Search this
Geology, Stratigraphic  Search this
Fossils  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Wild flowers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Lantern slides
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-086, United States National Museum. Department of Geology, Field Research Photographs
Identifier:
Accession 02-086
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Field Research Photographs
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-086