Field notes and maps from Glass Mountains, West Texas, 1953

ID: SIA RU007318

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1953

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 1 July to 13 August 1953. Cooper notes Fusulines found at Wolf Camp formation. Pennsylvanian and possibly other periods are represented. Several maps are included. The maps contain alphanumeric codes corresponding to a locality. Cooper uses these codes throughout his notes to refer to localities. Cooper lists photographs taken and describes localities visited. Locations include but are not limited to Leonard Mountain and Wolf Camp Hills. Pages 0415-0432.

Date Range

1953

Start Date

Jul 01, 1953

End Date

Aug 13, 1953

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

  • United States
  • Wolf Camp Hills
  • Texas
  • Leonard Mountain
  • Glass Mountains

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 5