Illinois Geology Survey, 6/23/1948 - 9/1948

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The notebook documents the geological observations of Illinois by William Oliver, June 3 to August 27, 1948. It includes a numbered lists of fossil and mineral specimens, with physical description and location information, usually with reference to landmarks, and sometimes specifying county or quadrant. Includes loose inserts, one of which lists field trips: June 23-25, Brown County; June 28 - July 3, Brown and Adams counties; July 6-9, Adams and Brown counties; July 19-23, Hancock county; July 26 - 30, Hancock, McDonough and Schuyler counties; August 18-20, Morgan, Cass and Scott counties; August 23-27, Pilse county.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 31, 1969

End Date

Dec 31, 1969

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • United States
  • Illinois


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 15-307

Collection name

William Albert Oliver papers, 1946-1998

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 3