Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920

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Joseph Paxson Iddings (1857-1920) was a petrologist who specialized in igneous rocks. He worked for the United States Geological Survey (1880-1892), was associate professor of petrology at the University of Chicago (1892-1908), and was a scientific traveler and writer (1908-1920). Iddings spent seven field seasons, 1883-1890, exploring and mapping the geology of Yellowstone National Park.

From the description of Papers, 1864-1933. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 28156403

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creatorOf Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920,. Adams-Thoron photographs, ca. 1861-1914. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn JUDD, Professor John Wesley (1840-1916), 1879-1914 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
creatorOf Beato, Antonio, d. 1903?,. Henry Adams photographs, 1866-ca. 1900. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920. Geological journal, 1898 (inclusive). Rutgers University
creatorOf Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920. The origin of igneous rocks : manuscript, [1892?]. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920. The origin of igneous rocks : manuscript, [1892?]. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Adams, Henry, 1838-1918. Henry Adams letters, 1894-1937 (bulk 1894-1913). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920. Correspondence, geologic studies, and recollections, ca. 1880-1933. U.S. Geological Survey Library, Denver, USGS Denver
creatorOf Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920. Papers, 1864-1933. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
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associatedWith Adams, Henry, 1838-1918. person
associatedWith Cross, Whitman (Charles Whitman), 1854-1949. person
associatedWith Eddings family family
associatedWith Geological Survey (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Judd, John Wesley, 1840-1916 person
associatedWith Rosenbusch, H. (Harry), 1836-1914. person
associatedWith University of Chicago. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Library. Special Collections Research Center. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
United States
Nevada--Eureka County
Yellowstone National Park
Eureka Mining District (Nev.)
New Jersey
Yellowstone National Park
Subject
Geology
Geology--Survey
Mines and Mineral Resources
Igneous rocks
Manuscripts, American
Rocks--Classification and nomenclature
Petrology--History
Geologists--Biography
Occupation
Geologists
Scientist--New Jersey
Photographers
Geologists--New Jersey
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Birth 1857

Death 1920

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