Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
William Albert Oliver Papers, 1946-1998
This accession consists mostly of field notes created by William Albert Oliver, a paleontologist and geologist with the United States Geological Survey, 1957-1993, and the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology, 1967-2005. Oliver specialized in the study of ancient coral reefs. The majority of these field books document his work in New York and Europe. Some field work dates back to his studies at both the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Cornell University. Materials also include location data and his notes from conferences.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
- Geological Survey (U.S.)
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Paleobiology
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Cornell University
- New York (State)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-307, William Albert Oliver Papers