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

ID: SIA RU007318

Creator: Cooper, G. Arthur (Gustav Arthur) 1902-

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1950

Citation: G. Arthur Cooper Papers, 1923-1993 and undated

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Abstract

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

1950

Start Date

Jun 05, 1950

End Date

Jul 06, 1950

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

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

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 35 Folder 3