Helmut de Terra Papers 1913-1952, 2008


Helmut de Terra Papers 1913-1952, 2008

The Helmut de Terra papers consist mainly of de Terra's geological and geographicfield records. Also included are manuscripts, journal articles, and teaching materials.

2 boxes (2 cu. ft.)




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De Terra, Helmut, 1900-1981

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Helmut de Terra was born in 1900 in Guben, Germany to Margrit and Otto de Terra. De Terra received his doctorate in geography from the University of Munich. After coming to the United States, he became an Assistant Professor at Yale University and later a Research Associate at the Carnegie Institution in Washington. He was also an Associate Professor at the New School for Social Research and Chief of Regional Research for the US Board of Geology, Department of Interior. His research interests in...