New York and Ontario, 9/7/1965 - 9/17/1965

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The notebook documents the field work of William A. Oliver in New York and Ontario, Canada, in September 7 - 17, 1965. Oliver begins with a summary of the trip: west New York to southwest Ontario with D.J. McLaren, B. Sanford, W. Norris, E.J. Buehler, and D.A. Dean. Entries are dated, include loc number (nonsequential), location information (quadrangle, landmarks, town or road in vicinity), description of terrain and strata, and types of fossils present. Some entries also note the weather conditions and affiliations of individuals present. Localities include but are not limited to Hagersville, Decewsville, and Port Colborne, Ontario.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 07, 1965

End Date

Sep 17, 1965

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • Canada
  • Hagersville
  • United States
  • Port Colborne
  • 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 2 Folder 11