• Creator
  • Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
  • Created Date
  • 1863
  • Publisher
  • Massachusetts
  • Description
  • A manuscript draft of Edward Hitchcock's "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England." The paper discusses issues related to the identification of fossil footprints and refers to the species with identifications that may be unreliable and that are doubtful, as well as new species which Hitchcock believes should be added. This version of the manuscript has lengthy descriptions of the tracks for each species mentioned. Hitchcock also raises ques... more
    A manuscript draft of Edward Hitchcock's "Supplement to the Ichnology of New England." The paper discusses issues related to the identification of fossil footprints and refers to the species with identifications that may be unreliable and that are doubtful, as well as new species which Hitchcock believes should be added. This version of the manuscript has lengthy descriptions of the tracks for each species mentioned. Hitchcock also raises questions about insect tracks and addresses questions about the number of phalanges in the fossil footprints discussed and whether the animals that created the tracks were birds. The item is undated. The date provided is drawn from the folder. less
  • Format
  • Manuscripts for publication
    Manuscripts
    Drafts (documents)
  • Rights
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