Indiana, Kentucky, 1957 ; Ontario 1958

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The notebook documents the field work of William A. Oliver in Indiana, Kentucky, September 24 - October 3, 1957, and southern Ontario, Canada, July 14 - August 1, 1958. Entries are dated, and organized by locality. Entries are headed with location information, such as name of quarry, local or geographic landmarks, vicinity of town, followed by descriptions of numbered sites or geological sections with notes. Descriptions include measurements, color, composition, presence and type of fossils.

Date Range

1957 - 1958

Start Date

Sep 24, 1957

End Date

Aug 01, 1958

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Canada
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Kentucky
  • Ontario


  • 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 22