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Collection name:
William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 24A Folder 12
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Hecate Strait
Baranof Island
Glacier Spit
Port Althorp
Date Range:
Start Date:
End Date:
The field book documents the survey work of William Dall in Alaska June to July, 1880. Entries describes terrain, travel progression, descriptions of rock observed, then includes survey data and calculations for Port Althorp and bearings from deck of the schooner, bearings from Glacier Spit. Additional locations include the vicinity of Hecate Strait and Baranof Island. Most of the notebook is blank.
Accession #:
SIA RU007073
Access Information:
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William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927
See more records associated with this person:
Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project