Photographs from travel and field work in Sonora, Mexico

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Creator

Cooper, G. Arthur (Gustav Arthur) 1902-

Abstract

This item contains negatives and prints of photographs Cooper took during his travel and field work in Sonora, Mexico. Photographs and negatives are undated, but probably circa middle 1940s. Images depict areas where paleontological and geological specimen were found. Coral, solidified cores of algae, algae, and algea beds are depicted as is the location of brachiopod specimen. Cambrian, Devonian, and late Cretaceous periods are represented.

Date Range

1940-1950

Start Date

1940

End Date

1950

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • Mexico
  • Sonora

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Negatives (photographic)
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007318

Collection name

G. Arthur Cooper Papers, 1923-1993 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 36 Folder 1