West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, 6/7/1982 - 6/17/1982 ; Pennsylvania and New Jersey, 6/24/1984 - 9/28/1984 ; Pennsylvania, 8/2/1984

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The notebook documents the field work of William A. Oliver in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, June 7 - 17, 1982; and Pennsylvania and New Jersey, June 24 - 28, 1984. The first page notes "Keyser - Helderberg" relating to travel June 1982 for New Creek, West Virginia, central Pennsylvania, and east Pennsylvania / New Jersey, Stroudesburg and Port Jervis area; and travel in 1984 "Decker- Helderberg" in east Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Entries are dated and list location information (e.g. landmarks, distance and vicinity from towns and roads), geological characteristics of terrain (color, composition, measurements), specimens collected (10430-SD to 10774-SD). There are post-it notes that appear to have been placed by the creator, to divide the volume into sections.

Date Range

1982, 1984

Start Date

Jun 07, 1982

End Date

Jun 28, 1984

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • West Virginia
  • New York
  • United States
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania


  • 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 12