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George G. Saunders notebook, A1353

Identifier: A1353

Scope and Contents

This journal contains field notes, lecture notes, and an essay written by student George G. Saunders while he was a student at Colgate University. Much of it specifically addresses the Colgate campus, Hamilton, and the surrounding area. Included in the journal are sketches, photographs, a colored map of the local area, and an essay on "The Pleistocene geology of the Chenango Valley."


  • Creation: 1907

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical note

George Geowey Saunders was born in Oneonta on December 15, 1885 and prepared at Rutherford, NJ High School. He graduated from the College at Colgate University in 1909 and attended the Seminary from 1909-1910 but did not graduate. He went on to serve as a physics assistant (1910-1912), instructor (1912-1915), and assistant professor (1915-1918) at his alma mater. He died in Hamilton on October 13, 1918.

Elmer William Smith, ed., Colgate University General Catalogue, vol. 2, (Hamilton, NY: Colgate University, 1939), 21.


.2 Cubic Feet

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Guide to the George G. Saunders notebook
Allyson Smally
May 3, 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

13 Oak Drive
Case Library and Geyer Center for Information Technology
Colgate University
Hamilton New York 13346 United States US
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