Field notes from Maine and New York, 1889

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Paleontological and geological field notes taken by Gilbert Van Ingen (under the direction of H. S. Williams) on the Oriskany Formation (Lower Devonian) in Ulster County and Green County, New York, and Somerset County, Maine between 23 April and 26 June 1889. Location numbers are as follows: 1053-5058 (NY); 10-59-1062 (Maine). Van Ingen includes occasional sketches, describes stratigraphy and occasionally provides altitudes and coordinates for localities. Some localities include Esopus Creek (NY), Marbletown (NY), and Moosehead Lake (ME).

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 23, 1889

End Date

Jun 26, 1889

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • Marbletown
  • Esopus Creek
  • United States
  • Maine
  • Moosehead Lake


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007264

Collection name

Collected notebooks, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and correspondence on vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, United States National Museum, circa 1850-1940 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 Folder 1