Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952

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T. Wayland Vaughan was a geologist and oceanographer who worked with the United States Geological Survey and was an Associate in Marine Sediments (1924-1942), and Associate in Paleontology (1942-1952) at the United States National Museum. He was also director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1924-1936. His research focused on the study of corals and coral reefs, the investigation of larger foraminifera, and oceanography. These papers consist of Vaughan's professional correspondence with American and foreign scientists concerning descriptions of fossil localities; the identification, description and exchange of specimens; research in coral foraminifera and oceanography; research conditions in Europe around the time of World War II; and the activities of scientific committees on which Vaughan served. Also included are writings, reports, correspondence, and notes by Vaughan and other scientists concerning specimen collections, photographs and plates (primarily for publications), and field notebooks.

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Thomas Wayland Vaughan was born in 1870. He was a geologist and surveyor for the U.S. Geolgical Survey (USGS). He was also an oceanographer and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1924 to 1936. He died in 1952.

From the description of Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568678

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referencedIn H. S. (Herbert Spencer) Jennings papers, ca. 1893-1947, Circa 1893-1947 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn J. Edward Hoffmeister Papers, 1925 - 1982 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
creatorOf Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952. Dedication of the Thomas Wayland Vaughan Aquarium Museum building, March 25-27, 1951 [audio recording]. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
referencedIn Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935. Collection, 1862-1935. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hoffmeister, J. Edward (John Edward), 1899-1991. Papers, 1925-1982. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991. Papers, 1929-1976, bulk 1946-1976. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Geological Survey. 1839 - 2008. Records Relating to a Geologic Survey of the Dominican Republic
referencedIn Genter, Tillie. Papers, 1901-1955 bulk 1919-1944. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Office of the Director. Annual reports, 1930-1946. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
creatorOf Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952. Papers, 1901-1951. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921 Houghton Library
creatorOf Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952. 880-01 [Beikoku Gikai Toshokan Sakanishi shiryō. Wayland V. Vaughan shokan]. Library of Congress, RCCD CJK
creatorOf Scripps Institution of Oceanography Office of the Director. Records, 1924-1935, bulk 1924-1936. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Bray, William C. (William Crowell), 1879-1946. William C. Bray papers, 1890-1945. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Cole, W. Storrs, 1913-. Photographs, 1932. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Geological Survey. 1839 - 2008. Records Concerning a Geologic Survey of the Haiti
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Geological Survey. 1839 - 2008. Photographic Albums Documenting Geological and Hydrological Survey Expeditions
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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associatedWith Bray, William C. (William Crowell), 1879-1946. person
associatedWith Campbell, William Wallace, 1862-1938. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Cole, W. Storrs, 1913- person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Genter, Tillie. person
associatedWith Geological Survey (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hoffmeister, J. Edward (John Edward), 1899-1991. person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935. person
correspondedWith Immigration Restriction League (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Japanese Manuscript Collection (early Shōwa era) (Library of Congress) corporateBody
associatedWith Jennings, H. S., (Herbert Spencer), 1868-1947 person
correspondedWith Library of Congress corporateBody
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991. person
correspondedWith Sakanishi, Shiho, 1896-1976 person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Scripps Aquarium-Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography Office of the Director. person
associatedWith Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Office of the Director. corporateBody
associatedWith Sumner, Francis Bertody, 1874-1945. person
associatedWith Sverdrup, H. U. (Harald Ulrik), 1888-1957. person
associatedWith United States National Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Vaughan Hall. corporateBody
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Geologists
Oceanographers
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Birth 1870-09-20

Death 1952-01-16

Americans

English

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