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Animals, Fossil

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Richmond mastodon dig photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP001
Identifier: SP001
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs, a postcard, and an unpublished article written by journalist Jack Cejnar from Indiana ranging from 1930 to 1933 regarding the archaeological discovery of a 10,000-year old mastodon skeleton known as the "Richmond mastodon". The photographs depict the bones, dig site, visitors, the head paleontologist, John T. Sanford, and Donovan Harper. Cejnar originally submitted the materials to the Young Catholic...
Dates: 1930-1933