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C.L. Baker 1887-1979
University of Chicago

Discovered the Craddock Ranch assemblage of Permian amphibian and reptilian fossils in Baylor County, Texas. A collection from this site is housed at the Vertebrate Paleontology Lab.

Worked with Udden and Böse, and later with Sellards and Adkins at the BEG.

Made extensive contributions to the study of the Trans-Pecos area of West Texas. Source of many good fossils in the collections.

 

C.L. Baker
C.L. Baker

From a photograph in Young, 1985, courtesy of GSA

 

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