Geology--Study and teaching
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Abstract Robert M. Garrels joined the Northwestern University faculty as an instructor in geology in 1941. In 1944 he became an assistant professor, and in 1949 an associate professor in 1949. After interruptions for work with the U.S. Geological Survey and at other universities, he returned to Northwestern as professor in 1974, retiring in 1980. His papers fill twenty-one boxes, spanning the period 1938 to 1988, are arranged into four principal categories: correspondence, teaching files, research...
Abstract The papers of Ulysses Sherman Grant (professor and chair of the Department of Geology at Northwestern University) 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...
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. His papers comprise 13 boxes including one half-size box. They are arranged in seven major categories: biographical, correspondence, professional organizations, course-related materials,...
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Abstract The Papers of stratigraphic and petroleum geologist Laurence L. Sloss, who taught at Northwestern University from 1947-1981, consist of correspondence, publications, fieldwork (notes and maps), publications, and photographs.
Abstract Structural geologist and geophysicist Robert C. Speed (1933-2003) taught at Northwestern University from 1966 to 2002. His work focused on tectonics, structural geology, and active continental margins, mostly in Nevada, Barbados, and across the Caribbean. These papers document Speed's research, fieldwork, publications, and teaching life.
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...