New York field work, 6/21/1960 - 6/28/1960

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Abstract

The notebook documents the field work of William A. Oliver in New York, June 21 - 28, 1960. Entries are dated and include either geological sections, or "loc" number (nonsequential), followed by location information such as town in vicinity, quadrangle, and landmarks; description of terrain; and specimens collected (with 4-digit number in the left-hand margin). Specimens collected often include biostromes. Locations include the vicinity of Jordanville, Otsego Lake, Stockbridge Falls, and Chittenango Falls.

Date Range

1960

Start Date

Jun 21, 1960

End Date

Jun 28, 1960

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Chittenango Falls
  • New York
  • United States
  • Jordanville

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 26