Virginia and West Virginia, 1962 - 1964, 1972

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The notebook documents the field work of William A. Oliver during trips for the U.S. Geological Survey, July 30, 1962 to August 3, 1964, October 5 - 8, 1972. In the front of the volume is an list of trip details including dates, locations, and collectors (Gaza Teleki; Andrew Stancioff; Prof. Spencer, Kozak, McGuire; Doug Pasley; Fedorowski, Kris, Dutro, and deWitt). Locations include Gore, Virginia (July 1962); Vast City, West Virginia (September 1963); Clifton Forge, Virginia (March 1963); Mill Gap Run, West Virginia and Fulks Run, Virginia (August 1964); Hyndman, Pennsylvania, and Keyser, Maryland (October 1972). Entries are dated and include location information (landmarks, town and roads in vicinity), geological sections, specimens collected (6062 to 9014). There are numerous loose inserts.

Date Range

1962 - 1964, 1972

Start Date

Jul 30, 1962

End Date

Oct 08, 1972

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • West Virginia
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania


  • 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


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