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Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Field notes
Illustrations
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Lantern slides
Date:
1949-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of William A. Oliver in his positions at the United States Geological Survey (1957-1993) and the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1967-2005), as well as some materials dating back to his studies at Cornell University. His research interests included the study of Silurian and Devonian rugose corals. These records contain correspondence, manuscripts, reference materials (dating back to 1897), field notes and data, article and book reviews, lecture notes, and his work with professional societies. Materials include manuscripts, photographs, negatives, slides, lantern slides, illustrations, and maps.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Corals  Search this
Geology, Stratigraphic $y Devonian  Search this
Geology, Stratigraphic $y Silurian  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Field notes
Illustrations
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Lantern slides
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-060, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 11-060
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Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-060