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Keith Young (1918-2004)
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

Joined UTDGS in 1948 as a Cretaceous stratigrapher.

Responsible for the cataloguing of both the Adkins and the UT collections. Instrumental in the transfer of both collections to TMM.

His collection includes outstanding examples of Cretaceous rudists and ammonites from Texas and Mexico.

Described many type specimens from the Trans Pecos of Texas and Chihuahua, Mexico.

Learn more about Young and read Kennedy, Cretaceous Research,#25(3), p.347-348


Keith Young
Keith Preston Young

Image by D. Stephens, UTDGS

Field work in 1962
Young (center) with students Fuentes and Seewald near the Blanco River in Hays County. Texas.

Image by Bill Wilbert


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