Seneca Lake, 5/27/1951 ; Onondaga locations 46 - 69, 6/12/1951 - 7/24/1951

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The notebook documents the field work of William Oliver in Seneca Lake, May 27, 1951, and Onondaga county, New York, June 12 - July 24, 1951. Work covers locations 46 - 69. 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

May 27, 1951

End Date

Jul 24, 1951

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • Onondaga
  • United States
  • Seneca 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 13