New York field work - Buffalo to Batavia quadrangles, 6/7/1956 - 6/30/1956

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The notebook documents the geological field work of William Oliver in New York, June 7 - June 30, 1956. Entries are organized by "loc" number (nonsequential), followed by location details such as quarry name or local or geographical landmarks in vicinity, description of site to be studied, as well as the measurements, color, and composition of drill cores. Drill cores are numbered. Entries sometimes list individuals who may be local contacts, notes relating to presence of fossils. Includes some maps

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 07, 1956

End Date

Jun 30, 1956

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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 19