Germany, Soviet Union, England, 8/10/1978 - 9/14/1978

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The notebook documents the paleontological field work of William A. Oliver while working for the U.S. Geological Survey in Germany, Soviet Union, and England, August 10 - September 14, 1978. Notes on the beginning indicates travel from August 10 - September 14, to "Moscow, Samarkand and Uzbekistan field", London August 28, Exeter field September, and Bristol. Entries are dated and list travel details (transportation, accommodations), daily activities, contact information of individuals, numbered list of photographs taken and subject matter, field localities (Samarkand; Exeter, Bristol, England), and meetings attended. Covers at least 10042-SD to 10055-SD.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 10, 1978

End Date

Sep 14, 1978

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Exeter
  • Bristol
  • Uzbekistan
  • England
  • Samarkand
  • Soviet Union


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 15-307

Collection name

William Albert Oliver papers, 1946-1998

Physical Description

Field notes

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 Folder 5