Sigismond deRudesheim Diettrich Papers 1933-1959


Sigismond deRudesheim Diettrich Papers 1933-1959

Manuscripts for several works, some unpublished, on geographic studies of Florida and Eastern Europe. Correspondence related to his termination, correspondence with Wallace W. Atwood, President of Clark University.

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University of Florida. Dept. of Geography. (corporateBody)

Diettrich, Sigismond de Rudesheim, 1906-1987. (person)

Sigismond deRudesheim Diettrich (1906-1987) was head of the Dept. of Geography from 1945 to 1959. Diettrich, a native of Hungary, received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Budapest and his Ph.D. from Clark University. He joined the University of Florida's faculty in 1931 as an Instructor of Economic Geography in the College of Commerce and Journalism. He served as a special consultant to the O.S.S. and as an assistant to the chief of the Division of Geography and Cartography of the Depar...

Florida. Legislature. Investigation Committee. (corporateBody)

Atwood, Wallace Walter, 1872-1949 (person)

Geologist (glaciation, ancient glaciers among the Rocky Mountains). B. S., Chicago, 1897, Ph. D. (geology), 1903; (hon.) D. Sc. Worcester Polytech, 1943; LL.D., Clark, 1946. Major affiliations: Instructor physiography, Lewis Institute, Chicago, 1897-1899; geology, Chicago Institute, 1899-1900, director, 1900; assistant physiogeography, Chicago, 1901-1902, associate, 1902-1903, instructor geology, 1903-1908, assistant professor of physiology and general geology, 1908-1910, associate professor, 19...