Guidebooks

Field Trip Guidebooks

Welcome to the NYSGA Guidebook Archive! Please feel free to download any and all files available on this website. Note that guidebooks are arranged by decade extending back to 1925 when the NYSGA held it first meeting. Guidebooks are referenced by year, hosting organization and meeting location.

For those interested in geo-referenced locations of all the stops described in the Guidebooks please check out the Google Earth files (.kml) painstakingly compiled by Dr. Otto Muller et al. (link)

Summary List of Annual Meeting Locations and Hosts (link)

History of the NYSGA

A short history of the first 30 years (1925-1955) of the NYSGA by M.P. Wolff (1978) 

Looking back over half a century of the NYSGA by M.P. Wolff and K.E. Lowe (1978)       

Also of Interest

"To A Cambrian Trilobite" by Barbara Eaton Ferguson (1949)