Contact: Margaret Allen
Southern Methodist University
Caption: Vertebrate paleontologist Louis L. Jacobs discovered 13 historic letters written by Bone Wars paleontologist Edward D. Cope to Texas geologist Robert T. Hill. Jacobs found the letters in an archive of Hillís papers at SMUís DeGolyer Library. The letters span seven years, from 1887 to 1894.
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