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Edward C. Dapples (1906- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/9
Abstract 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.

Robert M. Garrels (1916-1988) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/10
Abstract Garrels joined the Northwestern University faculty as an instructor in geology in 1941. In 1944 he was promoted to assistant professor of geology and geography. This title was changed in 1946 to assistant professor of geology. Garrels was promoted to associate professor of geology in 1949. From 1952 to 1955 Garrels was chief of the solid state group, geochemistry and petrology branch, U.S. Geological Survey. In the latter year he joined the faculty of Harvard University as associate professor...

Ulysses Sherman Grant (1867-1932) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/2
Abstract The papers include biographical material, correspondence, publications, autographs and field course notes. The biographical material includes a number of obituaries, clippings, and articles. The bulk of the correspondence is from Ulysses to Avis Winchell Grant before and after their marriage. Of special interest are Grant's long and detailed letters (1905) describing his investigations of glaciers and mineral resources in Alaska. Also of interest are letters concerning the Geological Survey in...

Arthur Howland (1908-1978) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/3
Abstract Arthur Howland worked as a geology professor at Northwestern University as well as serving as a geologist for the United States Geological Survey and as a consultant for various mining companies. His primary research interests were in mineralogy, igneous and metamorphic petrology, and field geology.The Arthur Howland Papers comprise 13 boxes including one half-size box. They are arranged in seven major categories: biographical, correspondence, professional organizations, course-related...

Laurence Louis Sloss (1913-1996) Papers

 Collection — Box: Boxes 1-31
Identifier: 11/3/14/14
Abstract The Papers of stratigraphic and petroleum geologist Laurence L. Sloss, who taught at NU from 1947-1981, consist of correspondence, publications, fieldwork (notes and maps), publications, and photographs.

Robert C. Speed (1933-2003) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/13
Abstract Structural geologist and geophysicist Robert C. Speed (1933-2003) taught at Northwestern University from 1966-2002. His work focused on tectonics, structural geology, and active continental margins, mostly in Nevada, Barbados, and across the Caribbean. The Papers document Speed's research, fieldwork, publications, and teaching life.

E.H. Timothy Whitten (1927- ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/14/6
Abstract Geologist E.H. Timothy Whitten's research interests included the origin and variability of granite as well as analysis of geological materials.The E.H. Timothy Whitten Papers, comprising two boxes, span the years from 1956 to 1981. The papers, including biographical materials, general correspondence, and course, research projects, and publications files, are scattered and provide only thin documentation of Whitten's personal life and academic career. Whitten's research projects files comprise...