Kingston and south, 8/29/1952

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The notebook documents the field work of William Oliver in Kingston and south to study the Silurian strata and structure, August 29, 1952. Includes a list of names on the cover, who appear to have been on the trip as well (spellings may not be accurate): Newt Chute, John Broughtn, Shep Lowran, Lynn Kreidler, John Johnsen, Ralph Dignan. Entries are numbered sites that include location information such as local landmarks (e.g. roads, vicinity of) followed by descriptions of terrain. There are notes referencing numbered "pics."

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 29, 1952

End Date

Aug 29, 1952

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • 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 16