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William Healey Dall - Field Notes, Alaska, 1895-1904

What book does an intrepid naturalist and explorer, like William Healey Dall, read in his free time? In 1895, Dall was reading the work of biologist, botanist, and zoologist Constantine Rafinesque, who classified hundreds of new species of plants and animals in his lifetime. Find out more about Dall's day-to-day expedition routine in his notebook from 1895-1904. Dall recorded these notes while exploring Alaska with the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. Dall would later go on to become a curator at the US National Museum. Get some reading recommendations from Dall and help transcribe his notes for future scientists!

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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 60, 1940 to 1941

How did a scientist split time between social calls, "automobiling," and laboratory work at the beginning of the twentieth century? Help us transcribe Leo Baekeland's diaries to learn more about his daily activities and scientific work.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Department of the Interior: Omaha Documents, 1883, 1899

Help us transcribe "Department of the Interior: Omaha Documents, 1883, 1899" (Box 1, Folder 9) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! These are two separate documents prepared by the Department of the Interior regarding the Omaha Agency. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Charles Francis Hall's Scrapbook, 1858 - 1860

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an arctic explorer? Wonder no more and join explorer Charles Francis Hall on his 1860 journey to the north, exploring western Greenland.

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G. Arthur Cooper - Field Notes from the Glass Mountains, 1958

The volcanic rock that makes up the Cathedral Mountains in Texas measures over 4,500 feet thick--what discoveries might be found in those many layers of sediment? Find out with G. Arthur Cooper's 1958 field notes. Cooper, a fossil expert with the National Museum of Natural History, describes his dig in the Cathedral Mountains, among other places in Texas, in detail. He even uses alphanumeric codes to pinpoint the sites he explores. See what fossils Cooper discovered and help other digital volunteers transcribe his fascinating field notes!

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Martin H. Moynihan - Field notes, Andean Birds, Colombia, 1962-65, Vol. 2

The Cordillera Central range is the highest of the mountains that make up the Colombian Andes, reaching heights of over 17,000 feet. What types of birds would you expect to find all the way up there? Explore the Cordillera range and the rest of the Andes mountains with Martin H. Moynihan's field book. Moynihan, an animal behaviorist and later Director and Senior Scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Institute, took these notes in Colombia during 1962-65. His observations include elevations recorded as he traveled through the Andes, alongside descriptions of the birds he found. Join other volunteers in transcribing Moynihan's field notes and experience a first-hand account of a trek through the Andes mountains!

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Hall's Journal for the Months Preceeding his 1st Expedition

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an arctic explorer? Wonder no more and join explorer Charles Francis Hall on his 1860 journey to the north, exploring western Greenland.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Department of the Interior: Council Minutes, 1879

Help us transcribe "Department of the Interior: Council Minutes, 1879" (Box 1, Folder 8) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! This document is an 1879 copy of a council meeting held at the Ponca Agency in 1877 between the Ponca chiefs and U.S. Office of Indian Affairs. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 59, 1938 to 1939

How did a scientist split time between social calls, "automobiling," and laboratory work at the beginning of the twentieth century? Help us transcribe Leo Baekeland's diaries to learn more about his daily activities and scientific work.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - George Crook: Letters and Clippings, 1879, 1882

Help us transcribe "George Crook: Letters and Clippings" (Box 1, Folder 7) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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