University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. Armstrong Price Papers, ca. 1920-1983.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Price, W. Armstrong
Title W. Armstrong Price Papers, ca. 1920-1983.
Identification: AR 88-240; 2008-192
Extent 2.5 ft., printed, photographic.
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

W. Armstrong Price was a noted Texas geologist who specialized in Texas coastal surveys. He worked at the UT Bureau of Economic Geology as well as at Texas A&M.

Scope and Contents

Slides and negatives in various formats and photos document geological features such as shorelines and dunes, primarily in Texas and Mexico. Manuscript and typescript materials relate to Price's geological research.


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Index Terms

Geology--Pictorial works.
Sand dunes--Pictorial works.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. Armstrong Price Papers, ca. 1920-1983., the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



3Y584 Lantern Slides
Colonial population of Texas
Tidal inlets
Florida and Cuba
Coast classification
Odessa Crater
Chenier's Glacier
Llano Estacado dunes
Pleistocene plains, Gulf coast
Carolina Bayou; shoreline types
3Y585 Italy coast
Oregon coast
Old "Pecos Valle" ms
Mississippi Valley and Louisiana
Dune fields, types, winds; Playa trends
Battlefield physiography (WWI)
Caliche flour cluff
Serpuloid reefs
Mexico Gulf coast
Appalachain diastruphism and structure
Pleistocene glaciers
Pimple mounds
Shoreline types
False OSO
3Y587 Barrier origin
Gulf of Mexico shelf
Tidal inlets
High Plains
Atlantic coast terraces
Dynamic environments
Florida deltas
Barriers— Virginia, East shore
Clay dunes
"Ocean Engine"
North Sea and Guiana
Gulf Coast general
3Y588 Shoreline types
Gulf Coast
Rio Grande archaeology, geomorphology, and soils
Glass Negatives
Pocket gopher formations
Gulf Coast geology
3Y586 Film Negatives
High Plains
Gulf Coast; Gulf of Mexico, 1951
Beaumont surfaces, 1949
Tantoyuca films, 1920
Rio Grande Valley terraces
CC Pleistocene
Negatives to slides, 1953-54 and 1962-63
2x2 slides
Colorado desert dunes
Gulf of Mexico
Sea level ('83)
South Texas and Gulf (behind scenery)
Florida Gulf
Bird Island Basin shoreline
Laguna Madre
Soil zonation in Mima Mound
3Y589 Prints and Film Negatives
Geological formations
Mexico , 1924, 1945 and undated
Natchez, Mississippi
New Mexico
Dune stabilization—Padre and Mustang Island, Egypt
2.325/E495 Correspondence, research, maps, newspaper clippings relating to the coastal studies of Price.