Edward C. Dapples (1906-2009) Papers
Scope and Contents
The Edward C. Dapples papers, filling three boxes, span the years 1938 to 1980. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, publications files, and research and subject files.
The biographical materials include vita, newspaper clippings, and a few related items.
Correspondence spans the years from 1968 to 1980. It deals largely with Dapples' association with numerous geological societies, university service, publications, and the G.S. Cady Awards. Most of the items are copies of letters from Dapples. Incoming letters are all from prospective publishers. Correspondence is arranged chronologically.
Publication files contain reprints of articles, manuscripts, and a revised encyclopedia entry authored by Dapples during the period 1938-1978. Some correspondence with publishers is included in these files. Several files pertain to Dapples' research and writing on the topic of sedimentary petrology.
Dapples' research and subject files consist mainly of notes. Also filed here are drawings, booklets, a few letters, graphs, maps, diagrams, and bibliographies on various geological subjects from the period 1940-1976.
- Dapples, Edward C. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Language of Materials
The Edward C. Dapples Papers, filling three boxes, span the years 1938 to 1980 and cover his career as a geologist, consultant and university professor. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, publications files, and research and subject files. Included in the subject files are drawings, booklets, a few letters, graphs, maps, diagrams, and bibliographies on various geological subjects from the period 1940-1976.
The Edward C. Dapples papers are broken into four series: biographical materials, correspondence (arranged chronologically), publications files, and research and subject files (arranged alphabetically).
Method of Acquisition
These materials were received by the University Archives from the Department of Geology in two installments as Accession #85-222 (October 16, 1985) and Accession #86-67 (May 7, 1986).
Gerry Boberg and Hal Taylor, January 1987.
- Guide to the Edward C. Dapples (1906-2009) Papers
- Gerry Boberg and Hal Taylor
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