United States, c. 1932 - 1943

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The notebook documents the work of R. V. Hollingsworth, H. L. Geis, and C.L.C. [Chalmer L. Cooper], 1932 - 1943. They may worked for the Illinois State Geological Survey. The volume is divided by tabs into sections: Hollingsworth 882 - 925; Geis 162 - 303; Geis eis Ill. Ust.; Miss. V. Bk. Sh. Entries content varies, but usually includes location information, geological characteristics, samples taken, and notes. The bottom of most of the pages is stamped with the following fields: date, t, r, quad, part, county, index no. Recorded information usually includes collector name, county, state, and index no. Locations include but are not limited to Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Nebraska, Illinois, and Indiana.

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1932 - 1943

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  • Geology
  • Paleontology


  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Nebraska


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-037

Collection name

Chalmer L. Cooper papers, c. 1932 - 1944

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 2