FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE, 1929-1956, AND UNDATED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.
This series consists of correspondence exchanged between Williams and paleontological associates in foreign countries. The letters primarily concern research on
Carboniferous and Permian paleontology and stratigraphy. Also included is correspondence documenting Williams' attendance at the Seventeenth International Geological Congress
in Russia, 1937 (see under I. I. Gorskey and Boris K. Licharev), and the Third Congress of Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology, Heerlen, Netherlands, in 1951 (see under
Helen M. Muir-Wood and Cyril J. Stubblefield).
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7328, James Steele Williams Papers
FIELD, OFFICE, AND LABORATORY NOTEBOOKS, 1880-1916 AND UNDATED. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
This series consists of field notebooks from Williams' study of fossils in Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio; laboratory notebooks; office notebooks containing
daily entries of letters written and received and notes on the progress of his experiments; and notes from the International Geological Congresses held in Berlin and Washington,
D.C., 1885 and 1891, respectively. In addition to the notebooks, which are numbered, there are corresponding index cards prepared by Williams which provide summaries of the
information contained in the notebooks.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7238, Henry Shaler Williams Papers