Field notes, circa 1956

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This field book contains notes on the paleontological specimen and geology of Devonian New Mexico taken between 16 September and 9 October 1956. Cooper describes stratigraphy of each location visited and notes the fossils found at each level. He also includes descriptions of the shale. Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, and other fossil specimens are noted. Page numbers for these field notes are 09-33. Also includes index of localities. Locations include Mud Spring Mountain, San Andres Canyon, Pig Canyon, Johnson Park Canyon, Derry, Alamo Canyon, and other locations.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 16, 1956

End Date

Oct 09, 1956

Access Information

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Johnson Park Canyon
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • San Andres Canyon
  • Derry
  • Alamo Canyon
  • Pig Canyon


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007318

Collection name

G. Arthur Cooper Papers, 1923-1993 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 34 Folder 3