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American Academy of Arts and Sciences report on paper by Edward Hitchcock, 1862 December 10 : a report to the government of Massachusetts in 1863

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Title:
American Academy of Arts and Sciences report on paper by Edward Hitchcock, 1862 December 10 : a report to the government of Massachusetts in 1863
Description:
A report from volume six of the "Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences" on a paper by Edward Hitchcock read before the academy. The paper introduces and largely reproduces Hitchcock's paper, "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England" in which Hitchcock discusses various types of fossil footprints, questions about their identification, and his research on them when preparing his "Ichnology of New England."
Creator:
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Date:
December 10, 1862
Format:
Documents
Genre:
Proceedings
Extracts
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 13 Folder 2 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Contributions in geology
Footprints, Fossil
Ichnology
Science
Periodicals
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Supplement to the Ichnology of New England
Places:
New England
Extent:
1 item (8 pages)
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Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Massachusetts
Language:
English