Curatorial correspondence and memoranda, 1949-2005

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Description

This collection contains 205 black-and-white photographs, 33 negatives, and 28 lantern slides based on the field work of William A. Oliver. Dates for this collection span from 1949-2005 and localities include but may not be limited to Indiana, Kentucky, and Ontario. A number of the photographs have no dates or localities. Images consist of coral fossils with items for scale, as well as surrounding areas, field sites, coral beds, landscapes, and people.|This registry only describes field notes within this collection. Additional information may include correspondence, typed notes, notes not relating to biological fieldwork, and published or unpublished manuscripts. For additional information refer to the finding aid under "related materials."

Date Range

1949-2005

Access Information

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Topic

  • Anthozoa
  • Animalia
  • Corals

Place

  • Canada
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Ontario

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-060

Extent

266 items

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives