Paleontological field photographs, 1946.


Paleontological field photographs, 1946.

Photographs documenting various aspects of the expedition, from loading the trucks at the Museum to Arizona field research including a fossil find and the plastering of a fossil specimen in the field. Also documents geological formations (Triassic-Jurassic sequence near Gap, Ariz.) and the contrast between Chinle formations and overlying Dinosaur Beds outside Cameron, Ariz. Photographs were taken by Edwin H. Colbert. Copy photographs by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified.

4 photonegatives : b&w.4 photoprints : b&w mounted on file cards.5 transparencies : col. ; 35 mm.

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Rota, Alex J. (person)

Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 (person)

Former curator of Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. From the description of Vertebrate paleontological photographs, 1948-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155517542 ...

American Museum of Natural History. Expedition to Arizona (1946) (corporateBody)

The expedition led by Dr. Edwin H. Colbert, did not have an official name. From the description of Paleontological field photographs, 1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155515804 ...