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

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

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

1949

Start Date

Jul 23, 1949

End Date

Sep 29, 1949

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 8