Featured here are the scientific publications documenting original research in Geology that have been published by the Museum since its inception.
There are four series: Anthropology, Botany, Geology and Zoology. These publications are known as Fieldiana today, and comprise the majority of The Field Museum's contributions to the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL).
Fieldiana: Life & Earth Sciences (available via BioOne subscription database)
Handbooks and Special Publications
This series had a very limited run in the early years, but each of the four disciplines did publish at least one.
For Pebble Pups, A Collecting Guide for Junior Geologists (With set of 18 rocks and minerals), by Dolla Cox Weaver
Dinosaurs, Predator and Prey: Gorgosaurus-Lambeosaurus, An Exhibit in Stanley Field Hall, Chicago Natural History Museum, by Rainer Zanger
Monographs (longer papers) in a large format containing full-page plates. Otherwise, identical to Fieldiana.
Geology, Memoirs / Field Museum of Natural History (1930-1941)
Fieldiana. Geology Memoirs (1948-1973)
These non-technical booklets on a variety of subjects had a very limited run in the early years, but each of the four disciplines did publish several. The titles "Popular" and "Leaflet" are used interchangeably these days.
Leaflet / Field Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Geology. (1922-1923)
Geology leaflet / Field Museum of Natural History (1925-1933)
A series documenting museum methods and practices. A limited run in the early years of the museum. These were numbered consecutively throughout entire technique series, but separated by their subject area:Restoration of Ancient Bronzes and Cure of Malignant Patina, by Henry W. Nichols, with Foreword by Berthold Laufer
© The Field Museum, GEO79631.
Scientific illustration for Fieldiana publication New Pantodonta and Dinocerata from the Upper Paleocene of Western Colorado.