Cornell University trips, 10/1/1949 - 5/23/1950

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The notebook documents the field work of William Oliver in New York, October 1, 1949 - May 23, 1950. Entries are dated and headed with field trip information or geographic location (e.g. "Lords Hill Ras"), followed by description of geological strata (measurements, composition, presence and type of fossils), and annotated geological sections. Field trip details include numbered stops with location and short description. Locations include but are not limited to Albany and Delphi Falls.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 01, 1949

End Date

May 23, 1950

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • United States
  • Delphi Falls
  • Albany


  • 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 9