On a collecting trip to the White Sands, New Mexico, G. Arthur Cooper (1902-2000), paleobiologist here at the National Museum of Natural History, stands beside his car used in the field, nicknamed the "Scarlet Harlot". Cooper came to the Smithsonian in 1930 as assistant curator to the Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology and oversaw its division into the separate departments of Paleobiology and Mineral Sciences in 1963.
- "History of the Paleobiology Department" - by Ray Rye
- "A History of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology in the United States National Museum"
- by Charles W. Gilmore. A PDF copy can also be downloaded here (79 pages).
- "Charles Whitney Gilmore – The Forgotten Dinosaur Hunter" - by Hans Sues and Diana Marsh
- "Fossil Collecting Expeditions Led By the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology during the 1940's" - by Mark Lay
- "A Brief History of Camptosaurus, U.S. National Museum Specimen 2210" - by Mark Lay
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