Salisbury, Rollin D. Papers 1880-1922


Salisbury, Rollin D. Papers, 1880-1922

Salisbury, Rollin D. Papers 1880-1922

Rollin D. Salisbury, Professor at the University of Chicago, Dean of the Ogden School of Social Science, and Head of the Department of Geography was one of the scholars on the Peary Relief Expedition.Salisbury's papers consist of fifteen boxes containing personal correspondence, legal and financial records, professional correspondence, notebooks, lecture outlines, manuscripts, speeches, clippings, photographs, and postcards.


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The Department of Geology was founded in 1892 by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin and Rollin D. Salisbury, who also launched the Journal of Geology in the following year. Early research in the department focused on regional studies and surveys, but fundamental problems of geology, particularly geochemistry, were emphasized beginning in the late 1910s. It produced more Ph.D.s in the field than any other geology department in the country, and influential research in areas such as petrology, sedimentary ...

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Professor of geology and physical geography, University of Chicago. From the description of Papers, 1880-1922. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52248382 Rollin D. Salisbury (1858-1922), a native of Spring Prairie, Wisconsin, graduated from Beloit College (Ph.B., 1881) as a student of Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, professor of geology. When Chamberlin resigned his post at Beloit in 1882 to become chief of the Glacial Division of the U.S. Geologi...

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