“As President of your Society, I have taken the liberty of reviving the annual address. It seems to me that each year your president should have a message for you. In Paleontology we have many problems, not only scientific ones but problems that involve our very existence as a society and as a Science. Now that the custom has been renewed, I hope that future presidents will have the desire to talk over affairs with you.”

These words are not my own, but those of G. Arthur Cooper, a remarkable brachiopod paleontologist who worked as a curator at the National...

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