Kraus, Edward Henry, 1875-1973

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Professor of mineralogy, dean of College of Pharmacy, 1923-1933, and dean of College of Literature, Science and the Arts at University of Michigan.

From the description of Edward H. Kraus papers, 1904-1970. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778211

From the description of Edward H. Kraus papers, 1910-1956. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419176

Edward H. Kraus was born in 1875 in Syracuse, NY to German parents. He earned his B.S. in 1896 and his M.S. in 1898, both from Syracuse University. He taught at Syracuse University for two years before going to Germany, where he studied mineralogy, geology, and chemistry at the University of Munich. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in 1901, and returned to the Syracuse to teach mineralogy.

Kraus joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1904, where he stayed for the rest of his academic career. He was a Professor of Mineralogy and also served as Dean of the Summer Session, 1915-1933, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, 1923-1933, and Dean of the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, 1933-1945. He retired in 1945 from teaching but maintained an office at the university. He continued his research and publishing until 1970.

Edward Kraus was considered to be an international authority on crystallography and mineralogy. He was the author of five textbooks and numerous scientific papers on mineralogy and crystallography. He was also a founding member and first president of the Mineralogical Society of America in 1919.

He also served as president or chairman of many organizations on the national, state, and city levels and at the University of Michigan. These organizations had various focuses, including mineralogy, pharmacy, science in general, honor societies, and higher education.

Edward Kraus died in 1973 at the age of 97.

From the guide to the Edward Henry Kraus Papers, 1875-1973, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Edward H. Kraus was born in 1875 in Syracuse, NY to German parents. He earned his B.S. in 1896 and his M.S. in 1898, both from Syracuse University. He taught at Syracuse University for two years before going to Germany, where he studied mineralogy, geology, and chemistry at the University of Munich. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in 1901, and returned to the Syracuse to teach mineralogy.

Kraus joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1904, where he stayed for the rest of his academic career. He was a Professor of Mineralogy and also served as Dean of the Summer Session, 1915-1933, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, 1923-1933, and Dean of the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, 1933-1945. He retired in 1945 from teaching but maintained an office at the university. He continued his research and publishing until 1970.

Edward Kraus was considered to be an international authority on crystallography and mineralogy. He was the author of five textbooks and numerous scientific papers on mineralogy and crystallography. He was also a founding member and first president of the Mineralogical Society of America in 1919. He also served as president or chairman of many organizations on the national, state, and city levels and at the University of Michigan. These organizations had various focuses, including mineralogy, pharmacy, science in general, honor societies, and higher education.

Edward Kraus died in 1973 at the age of 97.

From the guide to the Edward Henry Kraus pamphlets and reprints, 1902-1949, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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creatorOf Hollister, Richard Dennis Teall, b. 1878. Richard D.T. Hollister papers, 1846-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Edward Henry Kraus pamphlets and reprints, 1902-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Jesse Siddall Reeves Papers, 1853-1942, 1901-1942 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Winter, John Garrett, 1881-1956. John Garrett Winter papers, 1901-1951. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. James Kerr Pollock papers, 1920-1968. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn College of Literature, Science and the Arts (University of Michigan) records, 1846-2010 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Robert R. McMath Papers, 1916-1962 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Eulogies for Harrison McAllister Randall, 1969. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf University of Michigan. English Language Institute. English Language Institute (University of Michigan) records, 1940-1982. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Kraus, Edward Henry, 1875-1973. Edward H. Kraus papers, 1904-1970. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf University of Michigan. College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. College of Literature, Science and the Arts (University of Michigan) records, 1846-[ongoing]. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Richard D. T. Hollister Papers, 1887-1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Edward Henry Kraus Papers, 1875-1973 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn News and Information Services (University of Michigan) photograph series D (faculty and staff portraits), 1946-2006, 1950-1990 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn English Language Institute (University of Michigan), records, 1940-2004 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James K. Pollock papers, 1920-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf [Edward Henry Kraus, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn News and Information Services (University of Michigan) Faculty and Staff Files, 1944-2005, 1960-1995 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn John Garrett Winter papers, 1901-1954 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hopkins, Louis Allen. Louis A. Hopkins papers, 1906-1942. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Lucius L. Hubbard papers, 1871-1935 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Kraus, Edward Henry, 1875-1973. Edward H. Kraus papers, 1910-1956. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf University of Michigan. English Language Institute. English Language Institute (University of Michigan) records, 1940-2004. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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