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Prostrate tree, Adamana (The Petrified Forest), circa 1907
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
View of logs in The Petrified Forest near the now extinct town of Adamana, Arizona. Copy of typed envelope reads: " 61. Prostrate tree. North forest Adamana." Below, hand-written: "(Trunks silicified)." Additional hand-written comments: "Mac Clintock, 2 of each, [illegible]" referring to Princeton University Professor of Geology Paul Mac Clintock. Number "61" written on negative itself. Most likely taken on a geological expedition under the aegis of Princeton University. Title supplied in part by cataloger.
No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Alfred Bush in September 1992. Finding aid written by Alfred Bush in September 1992. Box 27 added by Christie Peterson in May 2012. Description of the contents of Box 1, 3, and 10-15 updated in January 2022 by Phoebe Nobles and Lynn Durgin for a digitization project.
Boxes 21 and 23 do not exist.
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Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
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- Credit this material:
Prostrate tree, Adamana (The Petrified Forest); Princeton Scientific Expeditions Collection, AC012, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript LibrarySeeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 42
- Existence and Location of Copies
A complete run of Reports of the Princeton University expeditions to Patagonia is available in the Mudd Manuscript Library stacks, call number: Oversize P55.739.2q.
- Princeton University
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