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Inventory of Items in the Peter Robinson Collection, Geosciences Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst


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This inventory contains a listing of maps, field sheets, notes, papers, figures, pictures and other unpublished geologic materials contained in flat file drawers accumulated by Professor Peter Robinson between about 1960 and 1990 in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. It contains indvidual items from Australia and New Zealand but mostly items related to the geology of Massachusetts. This data set consists of an Excel spreadsheet containing the flat file drawer number where materials can be found followed by a category or title for the material contained in the flat file, an item number, which identifies the items order within the flat file drawer, a description of the item, date if available, [...]


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Material Request Instructions

The complete list of items in the collection can be viewed at:
To set up an appointment to view the collection, contact the Massachusetts Geological Survey at 413-545-4814 (alternate phone 413-545-2286) or by emailing


The intended purpose of this inventory is to simply describe and catalog what is contained in this collection and identify items that might need to be scanned and archived in the future.


There are no restrictions on the use of this data.


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This inventory represents maps, notes, primary research materials and other unpublished geological materials accumulated by Dr. Peter Robinson between about 1960 and 1990 while he was a professor of geology in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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