Onondaga locations 16 - 46, 8/26/1950 - 10/8/1950 ; Chemung Narrows, 10/29/1950

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The notebook documents the field work of William Oliver in Onondaga county, New York, August 26 - October 8, October 29, 1950. Work covers locations 16 - 46. Entries are dated and headed with location number, location (e.g. "Quarry N. side Auburn") sometimes listing local landmark in vicinity, description of geological layers including measurements, composition and color, and remarks about types of fossils present.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 26, 1950

End Date

Oct 29, 1950

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • Onondaga
  • United States


  • 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 12