Field notes and maps, circa 1928

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This field book contains note on the paleontological specimen and geology of the Devonian Hamilton group in upper New York State, which includes but is not limited to Hamilton, Unadilla Valley, West Brook, New Berlin, South Brookfield, Union Springs, Jacox Run (currently Jacox Pond ), and Cayuga Lake. Cooper notes specimen found and also which are the most common specimen in certain locations. Annotated maps are included. Maps are labeled with numeric codes which he refers to in his field notes. Cooper also describes the color and consistency of the shale in which the fossils are found. Page numbers for these field notes are 0680-0802b.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 30, 1928

End Date

Sep 30, 1928

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • New York
  • Union Springs
  • Cayuga Lake
  • United States
  • Hamilton
  • New Berlin
  • South Brookfield
  • Unadilla
  • Jacox Pond


  • 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


Box 32 Folder 5