Field notes and maps from Glass Mountains and Guadalupes, West Texas, 1968

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This field book documents Cooper's paleontological and geological field work in Glass Mountain and Guadalupes, West Texas from 31 March to 17 April 1968. Cooper includes some description of stratigraphy (some sketches with measurements included). Sponge, mollusk, and possibly other types of specimen are noted as found or collected. Locations include but are not limited to Dugout Mountain, Yucca Canyon, and Delaware Basin. Alphanumeric codes in this field book may refer to localities on maps (maps are not included). Also includes notes about photos taken.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 31, 1968

End Date

Apr 17, 1968

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • United States
  • Texas
  • Hess Ranch
  • Glass Mountains
  • Dugout Mountain


  • 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 35 Folder 17