Franco Rasetti papers, 1941-1966 1941-1966


Franco Rasetti papers, 1941-1966, 1941-1966

Franco Rasetti papers, 1941-1966 1941-1966

Although Rasetti was a physicist, he was also interested in paleontology, and the bulk of the correspondence in these papers centers on his interest in Cambrian stratigraphy and paleontology, and in the Paleontological Society.

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