Ludlowville coral beds (Cornell University), 7/23/1949 - 9/29/1949

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This is the second of two notebooks documenting the field work of William Oliver at Ludlowville coral beds, New York. It covers July 23 - September 29, 1949. Entries are headed with location (e.g. "E. side of Skaneateles Lake"), followed by description of terrain, characteristics of strata (composition, depth, presence and type of coral fossils), and geological sections with annotations. Localities primarily include Otisco Lake and Skaneateles Lake.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 23, 1949

End Date

Sep 29, 1949

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • Skaneateles Lake
  • United States
  • Otisco Lake


  • 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 8