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The Paleontological Institute occasionally publishes books as part of the Paleontological Institute Special Publications series.

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Special Publication 15: Daniel F. Merriam. 2014. The University of Kansas WWII Veterans, v + 45 p., 74 fig., softcover.
Item Number: SP15
Price: $10.00 ISBN: 978-0-9903621-0-4



Special Publication 14: Daniel F. Merriam. 2014. William Weldon Hambleton, University of Kansas Geologist: Administrator, Teacher, Researcher, v + 70 p., 36 fig., softcover.
Item Number: SP14
Price: $15.00 ISBN: 978-0-9833599-8-2


Special Publication 13: Daniel F. Merriam. 2014. University of Kansas Founders of and Contributors to Kansas Geology, vi + 183 p., softcover.
Item Number: SP13
Price: $15.00 ISBN: 978-0-9833599-7-5



Special Publication 12: Daniel F. Merriam. 2014. John Chapman Frye, University of Kansas: Geologist, Researcher, Teacher, Administrator, viii + 59 p., 27 fig., softcover.
Item Number: SP12
Price: $15.00 ISBN: 978-0-9833599-6-8


Special Publication 11: Daniel F. Merriam. 2013. Contributions to the Geology of Kansas: With Emphasis on 1866–1966, ix + 163 p., 63 fig., softcover.
Item Number: SP11
Price: $20.00 ISBN: 978-0-9833599-5-1


Special Publication 10: Daniel F. Merriam. 2013. Erasmus “Daddy” Haworth, Kansas Geologist: Teacher, Researcher, Administrator, vii + 82 p., 45 fig., softcover.
Item Number: SP10
Price: $15.00 ISBN: 978-0-9833599-4-4


Special Publication 9: Daniel F. Merriam. 2012. Rocks Up Close: The Story of the University of Kansas Geology Field Camp, xii + 124 p., 72 fig., softcover.
Item Number: SP 9
Price: $20.00 ISBN: 978-0-9833599-3-7


Special Publication 8: Richard J. Gentile. 2015. Rocks and Fossils of the Central United States, with Special Emphasis on the Greater Kansas City Area, 2nd edition, vi + 212 p., 439 fig., softcover.
Item Number: SP8
Price: $39.95 ISBN: 978-0-9903621-1-1

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Special Publication 7: Daniel F. Merriam. 2011. Observations, Recollections, and Impressions of the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas, xiv + 284 p., 121 fig., 52 tables, references, appendices, softcover.
Item Number: SP7
Price: $25.00 ISBN: 978-0-9833599-0-6


Special Publication 6: Daniel F. Merriam. 2009. Geology at the University of Kansas: The First Century (1866-1966) and a Bit Beyond, xiv + 211 p., 96 fig., references, appendices, softcover.
Item Number: SP6
Price: $25.00 ISBN: 9781-891276-62-X


Special Publication 5: Daniel F. Merriam. 2007. Raymond Cecil Moore: Legendary Scholar and Scientist; World-Class Geologist and Paleontologist, vii + 170 p., 74 fig., 7 appendices, indexed, softcover.
Item Number: SP5
Price: $25.00 ISBN: 978-1-891276-55-2






The titles listed below are no longer in print but can be downloaded for free from the
KU ScholarWorks site.




Special Publications 4: Bernhard Kummel and Curt Teichert, editors. 1970. Stratigraphic Boundary Problems: Permian and Triasic of West Pakistan, 474 p., with illustrations, figures, maps and index.   Out Of Print   Free Download

Special Publications 3: Wakefield Dort, Jr., and J. Knox Jones, Jr., eds. 1970. Pleistocene and Recent environments of the Central Great Plains, 433 p. illus., maps. 27 cm.   Out Of Print   Free Download

Special Publications 2: Curt Teichert and Ellis L. Yochelson, editors. 1967. Essays in Paleontology and Stratigraphy: R. C. Moore Commemorative Volume, 626 p., with author index, systematic index, and subject index.   Out Of Print   Free Download

Special Publications 1: Horatio J. Harrington and Armando F. Leanza. 1957. Ordovician trilobites of Argentina, 276 p. illus., maps. 26 cm.   Out Of Print   Free Download



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