Goldring

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Goldring

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Photos, artifacts, or documents related to Winifred Goldring, other than those related to the Gilboa fossils.

Items in the Goldring Collection

Fossil Handbook Cover Illustration
The inside cover illustration from Winifred Goldring's Handbook of Paleontology for Beginners and Amateurs, Part 1: The Fossils, published by the New York State Museum in 1929. The second volume dealt with stratigraphy and rock formations.  Goldring…

Motorcycle Sidecar
Winifred Goldring in a motorcycle sidecar during field research. E.J. Stein, who took the photograph, acted as her driver and assistant in the field. The exactly year and location of the photograph is not known, but it is thought to be from before…

Ruler
A close-up of Goldring's ruler. Her name is carved into the wood.

Notes 1938
Excerpt from one of Goldring's field notebooks. The outside cover reads:
"New York State Museum
Albany
Field Notebook No. 16."

The inside cover of the notebook reads:

"Hamilton with G. A. Cooper
Jul. 24- Sept. 5 1938
Port Jervis to…

Gaspé Notebook, Page 18
The cover of this notebook reads, "N. Y. State Geological Survey, Albany." The work contained is from Goldring's 1922 trip to the Gaspé region of Canada. The page demonstrates the incorporation of sketches into Goldring's field notes, a common…

A Few Goldring Books
Goldring's Handbook of Paleontology and her monograph about Crinoids are some of her most significant published works. Her work on the Gilboa fossils was widely popular as well.

Rensselaerville Falls 1932
This photograph shows Goldring wearing typical field attire as she sits at the top of Rensselaerville Falls in New York.

The Times-Union Salutes
Brief article from the Times-Union announcing Winifred Goldring's appointment to State Paleontologist in 1939. This was probably copied from the clippings saved by Marion Goldring, Winifred's sister-in-law, about her promotion.

Mount Rainier National Park, July 1928
Winifred Goldring attired in field gear, at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington.

Winifred Goldring, New York State Paleontologist
Image of Goldring from the December 29, 1939 issue of the New York Sun from a feature on women's achievements during that year.