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Field & Laboratory

Published by Southern Methodist University Press
1932 to 1959 (Volumes 1–27)

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Below is a list of geological and paleontological themed contributions to Field & Laboratory. If a PDF is available, click on the link provided to download the file.

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Volume 1

Shuler, Ellis W. and Millican, Olin M. 1932. Lingual deposition in the Woodbine sands along Coppers Branch, Denton County, Texas: a study in marine sedimentation. Field & Laboratory 1(1): 15–21.

Law, H. M. 1933. Longhorn Cavern, a reconnaissance survey. Field & Laboratory 1(2): 33–39. PDF

Albritton, Claude C. Jr. and Dunlap, Robert C. Jr. 1933. Aerial reconnaissance mapping of land utilization. Field & Laboratory 1(2): 44–46. PDF

Shuler, Ellis W. 1933. Sandstone dikes near Rockwall, Texas. Field & Laboratory 1(2): 63.

 

Volume 2

Shuler, Ellis W. 1933. Inspiration Point. Field & Laboratory 2(1): 11–14.

Dunlap, Robert C. Jr. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1933. A geographic study of the Carrollton area. Field & Laboratory 2(1): 22–29. PDF

Shuler, Ellis W. 1934a. Type collection of the writings of Robert T. Hill. Field & Laboratory 2(2): 61–63. PDF

 

Volume 3

Boon, John D. 1934. The Blanton Student Observatory. Field & Laboratory 3(1): 16–17. PDF

Shuler, Ellis W. 1934b. Collecting fossil elephants at Dallas. Field & Laboratory 3(1): 24–29.

Shuler, Ellis W. 1935a. Terraces of the Trinity River, Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 3(2): 44–53.

Kelsey, Lewis. 1935. The Marsalis Terrace: a high level terrace of the Trinity River, Dallas, Texas. Field & Laboratory 3(2): 54–56. PDF

 

Volume 4

Shuler, Ellis W. 1935b. Dinosaur track mounted in the band stand at Glen Rose, Texas. Field & Laboratory 4(1): 9–13.

Whitsitt, May L. 1935. Gypsum - its value to Texas. Field & Laboratory 4(1): 18–23. PDF

Riddick, John A. 1936. Ichthyc oil. Field & Laboratory 4(2): 33–40. PDF

Geiser, Samuel W. 1936. A century of scientific exploration in Texas Part 1: 1820-1880. Field & Laboratory 4(2): 41–55. PDF

Boon, John D. 1936. The impact of meteors. Field & Laboratory 4(2): 56–59. PDF

 

Volume 5

Boon, John D. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1936. Meteorite craters and their possible relationship to "cryptovolcanic structures". Field & Laboratory 5(1): 1–9. PDF

Shuler, Ellis W. 1936. The influence of the shoreline, rivers, and springs on the settlement and early development of Texas. Field & Laboratory 5(1): 23–32.

Shuler, Ellis W. 1937. Dinosaur tracks at the fourth crossing of the Paluxy River near Glen Rose, Texas. Field & Laboratory 5(2): 33–36.

Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1937. Age of the Malone fauna. Field & Laboratory 5(2): 48–50. PDF

Boon, John D. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1937a. Meteorite scars in ancient rocks. Field & Laboratory 5(2): 53–64. PDF

 

Volume 6

Boon, John D. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1937b. Note on the origin of Tiffin Hole, Iowa. Field & Laboratory 6(1): 7–8. PDF

Phleger, Fred B. Jr. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1937 Diatoms as a source for California petroleum: a summary review. Field & Laboratory 6(1): 25–32. PDF

Boon, John D. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1938. Established and supposed examples of meteoritic craters and structures. Field & Laboratory 6(2): 44–56.

Boon, John D. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1938. The impact of large meteorites. Field & Laboratory 6(2): 57–64.

 

Volume 7

Blakemore, Emmett 1939a. Origin of the Menard "crater". Field & Laboratory 7(1): 7-9. PDF

Boon, John D. 1939. The meteorite: a lecture to students of elementary geology. Field & Laboratory 7(1): 17–21. PDF

Geiser, Samuel W. 1939. A century of scientific exploration in Texas, Part Ib: 1820-1880. Field & Laboratory 7(1): 29–52. PDF

Ransone, William R. 1939. Oil provinces of Colombia and Venezuela. Field & Laboratory 7(2): 53–56. PDF

Blakemore, E. F. Jr. 1939b. Drainage controls in the Austin Chalk Cuesta area of Dallas, Texas. Field & Laboratory 7(2): 57–66. PDF

Millspaugh, Dick D. 1939. Bionomics of the aquatic and semi-aquatic Hemiptera of Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 7(2): 67–87. PDF

 

Volume 8

Boon, John D. and Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1940. Possibility of an additional meteorite crater near Odessa, Texas. Field & Laboratory 8(1): 11–18. PDF

Patillo, L. Gray Jr. 1940. River Terraces in the Carrollton area, Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 8(1): 27–32. PDF

Albritton, Claude C. Jr. and Patillo, L. Gray Jr. 1940. A human skeleton found near Carrollton, Texas. Field & Laboratory 8(2): 59–64.

 

Volume 9

McNulty, Charles L. and Mercer, Melville M. 1941. Description of the Rock City at Palo Pinto, Texas with an estimate on the rate of rock creep. Field & Laboratory 9(1): 1–7. PDF

Ham, William Otis Jr. 1941. Origin of some channel fillings in the Austin Formation around Dallas, Texas. Field & Laboratory 9(1): 17–26.

Osburn, Dodd N. 1941. Petroglyph and pictograph site in the Finlay Mountains. Field & Laboratory 9(1): 30–35. PDF

McConnell, Robert B. and Crim, J. J. Jr. 1941. Buried hearths and pottery in alluvium of the Finlay Mountains, Texas. 9(2): 48–52. PDF

Howard, Ben R. Jr. 1941. Stability of boulders on slopes in the Finlay Mountains, Texas. Field & Laboratory 9(2): 52–59. PDF

Walker, Keith F. and Trexler, David W. 1941. An Indian camp site in the Northern Finlay Mountains, Hudspeth County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 9(2): 60–69. PDF

Smith, J. Fred Jr. 1941. Geology of the Eagle Spring area, Eagle Mountain, Hudspeth County, Texas. 9(2): 70–79.PDF

 

Volume 10

Dallas Petroleum Geologists. 1941. Geology of Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 10(1): 1–134. PDF

Shuler, Ellis W. and Witter, Robert V. 1942. The mounted skeleton of Edaphosaurus boanerges Romer at Southern Methodist University. Field & Laboratory 10(2): 140–144.  

Shuler, Ellis W. 1942. Hill's mountain. Field & Laboratory 10(2): 150–152.

Boon, John D. 1942. The potential generated in a falling meteorite. Field & Laboratory 10(2): 153–154. PDF

Trace, R. D. 1942. Landslide blocks along the margin of the Diablo Plateau, Texas. Field & Laboratory 10(2): 155–159. PDF

Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1942. Dinosaur Tracks near Comanche, Texas. Field & Laboratory 10(2): 160–181.

 

Volume 11

Denton, Harold 1943. Abnormal salt water pressures on the Texas and Louisiana coast. 11(1): 16–23. PDF

Ham, William O. Jr. 1943. Periods of fossil filling and replacement as indicators of climate. Field & Laboratory 11(1): 24–32. PDF

 

Volume 12

Boon, John D. 1944. A suggestion as to the cause of glaciation: the Reciprocal Reinforcement Theory. Field & Laboratory 12(1): 1–9. PDF

Loving, George. 1944. Concretions in the Woodbine sands near Irving, Texas. Field & Laboratory 12(2): 38–45. PDF

Geiser, Samuel W. 1944. Benjamin Taylor Kavanaugh and the discovery of East Texas Oil. Field & Laboratory 12(2): 46–55. PDF

Geiser, Samuel W. 1944. Racer's storm (1837) with notes on other Texas hurricanes in the period 1818-1886. Field & Laboratory 12(2): 59–67. PDF

 

Volume 13

Boon, John D. 1945. The tilt of the Earth's axis and the consequences thereof. Field & Laboratory 13(1): 24–33. PDF

Geiser, Samuel W. 1945. The first Texas Academy of Science. Field & Laboratory 13(1): 34–39. PDF

Geiser, Samuel W. 1945. Collectors of Pleistocene vertebrates in early Texas. I. William P. Huff (1811-1886). Field & Laboratory 13(2): 53–60. PDF

Geiser, Samuel W. 1945. John Wright Glenn (1836-1892) Early state geologist of Texas. Field & Laboratory 13(2): 64–69. PDF

 

Volume 14

Geiser, Samuel W. 1946. Jacob Boll's collecting in the Texas Permian: a note and a correction. Field & Laboratory 14(2): 102–104. PDF

 

Volume 15

Boon, John D. 1947. The density of matter. Field & Laboratory 15(2): 51–56. PDF

 

Volume 16

Richards, Arthur and Albritton, Claude Jr. 1948. Geology of the Barnes Bridge Quadrangle in Dallas, Kaufman and Rockwall counties, Texas. Field & Laboratory 16(2): 65–81. PDF

Boon, John D. 1948. The elementary dynamics of terrestrial and lunar impacts. Field & Laboratory 16(2): 89–93. PDF

 

Volume 17

Geiser, Samuel W. 1949. William D. Moore (1824-1896) amateur geologist of Mississippi. Field & Laboratory 17(3): 116–120. PDF

 

Volume 18

Monroe, John Napier. 1950. Origin of the clastic dikes in the Rockwall area, Texas. Field & Laboratory 18(4): 133–143. PDF

 

Volume 19

Turner, William Louis. 1951. Geology of the Eagle Ford Quadrangle, Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 19(2): 51–65. PDF

 

Volume 20

Crook, Wilson W. Jr. 1952. The Wheeler site: A 3,500 year-old culture in Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 20(2): 43–65. PDF

Dodge, Charles Fremont 1952. Stratigraphy of the Woodbine Formation in the Arlington area, Tarrant County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 20(2): 66–78. PDF

Hall, George Waverly Jr. 1952. Papers presented at the 1952 Meeting of the Society of Student Geologists. Field & Laboratory 20(3): 108–110. PDF

Reid, William Thomas. 1952. Clastic limestone in the upper Eagle Ford Shale, Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 20(3): 111–122.

 

Volume 21

Geiser, Samuel W. 1953. Ellis William Shuler, Ph.D., L.L.D. Field & Laboratory 21(1): 4–10. PDF

Trent, Robert Maxwell. 1953. Ellis W. Shuler and the University Libraries. Field & Laboratory 21(1): 10–12. PDF

Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1953. Historical Approach to the Problem of Training Geologists. Field & Laboratory 21(1): 13–20. PDF

Harrington, John W. 1953. A fossil Pleistocene snake from Denton County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 21(1): 20. PDF

Roberts, Carl N. 1953. Geology of the Dallas Quadrangle. Field & Laboratory 21(1): 21–33. PDF

Bryan, Wilson. 1953. Geology of the Oak Cliff Quadrangle, Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 21(1): 34–43. PDF

Hall, George W. B. Jr. 1953. Geology of the Preston Hollow Quadrangle (Dallas, Collin, and Denton counties, Texas). Field & Laboratory 21(3): 104–111.

Overmyer, Dale O. 1953. Geology of the Pleasant Grove Area, Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 21(3): 112–119. PDF

Winn, Vernard 1953. Geology of the Carrollton Quadrangle, Dallas and Denton counties, Texas. Field & Laboratory 21(3): 120–127.

 

Volume 22

Watkins, Jackie L. 1954. Geology of the Cedar Hill Quadrangle Dallas and Ellis counties, Texas. Field & Laboratory 22(3): 70–78. PDF

 

Volume 23

Hazelwood, Edward L., Hull, Louis V. and Laramore, Harris. 1955. Bulletin No.1, The Dallas Seismological Observatory, January 1 - March 31, 1954. Field & Laboratory 23(2): 37–43. PDF

 

Volume 24

 

Volume 25

Herrin, Eugene. 1957. Correlation by spectrographic analysis of bentonite in the Gulf Series of Dallas area, Texas. Field & Laboratory 25(1): 5–16.

Geiser, Samuel W. 1957. William H. von Streeuwitz (1833-1916) geologist on the Dumble Survey of Texas. Field & Laboratory 25(1): 21–31. PDF

Williams, Thomas Ellis. 1957a. Remains of a Pleistocene turtle from a terrace deposit near Seagoville, Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 25(1): 34.

Williams, Thomas Ellis. 1957b. Correlation by insoluble residues in the Austin Chalk of southern Dallas County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 25(2-3): 37–45.

Maclay, Eleanor. 1957. The Southern Methodist University Map-Library. 25(2-3): 61–65. PDF

Reaser, Donald F. 1957 Geology of the Ferris Quadrangle, Dallas and Ellis counties, Texas. Field & Laboratory 25(4): 83–93. PDF

Read, Louis C. 1957 Geology of the Midlothian Quadrangle, Ellis County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 25(4): 105–114. PDF

 

Volume 26

Pitkin, J. A. 1958. The geology of the Palmer Quadrangle, Ellis County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 26(3-4): 75–84. PDF

Herrin, Eugene, Hicks, H. Sterling and Robertson, Herbert. 1958. A rapid volumetric analysis for carbonate in rocks. Field & Laboratory 26(3-4): 139–144.

 

Volume 27

Ingels, Jerome J. C. 1959. Geology of the Lancaster Quadrangle of Dallas and Ellis counties, Texas. Field & Laboratory 27(1): 5–10. PDF

Beddoes, Leslie R. Jr. 1959. Foraminiferal populations of the Goodland Formation, Tarrant County, Texas. Field & Laboratory 27(2): 51–70.

Slaughter, B. H. 1959. The first noted occurrence of Dasypus bellus in Texas. Field & Laboratory 27(2): 77–80.

Albritton, Claude C. Jr. 1959. A New Center for Scientific Studies in the Southwest. Field & Laboratory 27(3): 99–104. PDF