Field notes and maps from Glass Mountains, West Texas, 1950

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This field book documents Cooper's paleontological and geological field work in Glass Mountain, West Texas from 5 June to 6 July 1950. Various genera of brachiopoda fossils, mollusks, and other types of fossils were collected and described. Cooper describes stratigraphy of sites visited and notes the fossils found at various levels. An index of localities is included. Several maps are included. The maps contain alphanumeric codes corresponding to a locality. Cooper uses these codes throughout his notes to refer to localities. Other locations include but are not limited to Dugout Mountains, Hess Canyon,and Wolf Camp Hills. Pages 0145-0200.

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 05, 1950

End Date

Jul 06, 1950

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • United States
  • Wolf Camp Hills
  • Texas
  • Hess Canyon
  • Glass Mountains
  • Dugout Mountain


  • 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 35 Folder 3