Grabau, Amadeus W. (Amadeus William), 1870-1946

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Amadeus William Grabau, 1870-1946, American geologist and paleontologist. Grabau taught at MIT (1892-1897), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1899-1901), and Columbia University (1901-1919). He then went to China, were he was chief paleontologist for the Chinese Geological Survey and professor at Peking National University. Grabau was known for his work on world stratigraphic deposits and the deciphering of Earth history.

From the guide to the Amadeus Grabau Papers, 1909-1940, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

Amadeus William Grabau, 1870-1946, American geologist and paleontologist. Grabau taught at MIT (1892-1897), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1899-1901), and Columbia University (1901-1919). He then went to China, were he was chief paleontologist for the Chinese Geological Survey and professor at Peking National University. Grabau was known for his work on world stratigraphic deposits and the deciphering of Earth history.

From the description of Amadeus W. Grabau papers, 1909-1940. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470401137

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referencedIn New York State Museum of Natural History. Incoming correspondence of the Assistant State Paleontologist, State Paleontologist, State Geologist, and State Museum Director, 1804-1919, bulk 1881-1915. New York State Archives
creatorOf Grabau, Amadeus W. (Amadeus William), 1870-1946. Amadeus W. Grabau papers, 1909-1940. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Grabau, Amadeus W. (Amadeus William), 1870-1946. Scientific writings, 1896-1913. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Amadeus Grabau Papers, 1909-1940 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Antin, Mary, 1881-1949. My Cuttyhunk journal, 1899 May 27-30. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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Birth 1870-01-09

Death 1946-03-20

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