FOSSIL SPONGE COLLECTIONS


R.S. Bassler's Nevada & Tennessee Fossil Coll.
Reported:
Located:USNM

Dr. G.A. Cooper's Permian Brachiopod Coll. from West Texas
Reported:R. Finks' earlier papers on the silicified sponge fauna are based on this collection. It is an extensive collection of several thousand specimens the majority of which remain unidentified.
Located:USNM

G.J. Hinde's Fossil Coll.
Reported:Catalogue - 1883 Monograph - l887, 1888, 1893
Located:BMNH - types and figured specimens

Mantell's Coll., south of England (Chalk)
Located:BMNH

J. Phillip's Fossil Coll.
Located:BMNH - some types

A. Schrammen's Fossil Coll., Jurassic and Cretaceous
Located:American Museum of Natural History, New York. Catalogue published by O'Connell, 1919 BMNH

Toulmin-Smith Coll., south of England (Chalk)
Located:BMNH

K.A. Zittel's Fossil Coll.
Located:"some of the collection is in the Paleontologisches Institut, München." [Sherborn 1940]

Burgess Shale fauna from British Columbia (Middle Cambrian)
Reported:Walcott in the early 1900's
Located:USNM (comprises original collection of c. 2,000 specimens including the primary types)

Lower Cretaceous Fossils
Located:University Museum, Oxford

Palaeozoic & Mesozoic Fossils
Located:BMNH

Yorkshire Chalk Fossils
Located:The Yorkshire Museum, UK; Scarborough Museum, UK


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