Field notes and maps, circa 1927, includes town of Hamilton and vicinity, Georgetown County and elsewhere

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Abstract

This field book contains notes on the paleontological specimen and geology of the Devonian Hamilton group in upper New York State, which includes but is not limited to the town of Hamilton and vicinity, Georgetown, Erieville Reservoir, Morrisville, and Oneida Creek. Cooper notes specimen found and also which are the most common specimen in certain locations. Examples of fossils found are Brachiopods, Pelecypods, Gastropods, and Crustacia. Other specimens are included. Annotated maps are included. Cooper labels locations on the maps with alpha-numeric codes which he refers to in his field notes. Descriptions of shale in which fossils are found are also included. Page numbers for these field notes are 0802c-0999.

Date Range

1927

Start Date

Jun 12, 1927

End Date

Oct 09, 1927

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • New York
  • United States
  • Erieville
  • Hamilton
  • Oneida Creek
  • Morrisville

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007318

Collection name

G. Arthur Cooper Papers, 1923-1993 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 32 Folder 4