Papers, 1901-1955 bulk 1919-1944.


Genter, Tillie. Papers, 1901-1955 bulk 1919-1944.

Papers, 1901-1955 bulk 1919-1944.

The accession includes approximately 250 photographic prints and 170 photographic negatives of images of SIO or associated with SIO during the period 1901-1944. Miss Genter collected these images while she served as secretary to the Director of SIO from Oct. 1, 1919 to 1944. The collection includes portraits of Tillie Genter, Harald Ulrik Sverdrup, Thomas Wayland Vaughan, Erik Gustaf Moberg, Blodwen Lloyd, Bjorn Helland-Hansen, and George Francis McEwen. There are images of SIO vessels including the Elsie, Loma, Alexander Agassiz, Scripps and E.W. Scripps. The accession includes 9 images documenting Dr. Ritter's participation in the 1904 Albatross Expedition. The collection also includes some printed material and manuscript material including a copy of Gill's specifications for the George H. Scripps Memorial Marine Laboratory ca. 1909, a map of the proposed land acquisition in La Jolla for a Scripps campus ca. 1906, a parody of the Mr. Dooley articles, describing persons at the Institution in 1917. This piece may have been written by W.A. Allen. The accession also includes a copy of a bid submitted to E.W. Scripps for the construction of a pier at the Scripps Institution in 1912. Added to the collection on July 11, 1984 is a scroll given to Tillie Genter on her retirement and was signed by many Scripps personnel: Carl Eckart, Francis P. Shepard, Ellen and Roger Revelle, Miriam and Denis Fox, Carl L. Hubbs and Laura C. Hubbs. Scroll dated May, 1948.

2.50 linear ft.

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Library. Archives. (corporateBody)

Loma (Ship) (corporateBody)

Lloyd, Blodwen (person)

Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952 (person)

T. Wayland Vaughan was a geologist and oceanographer who worked with the United States Geological Survey and was an Associate in Marine Sediments (1924-1942), and Associate in Paleontology (1942-1952) at the United States National Museum. He was also director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1924-1936. His research focused on the study of corals and coral reefs, the investigation of larger foraminifera, and oceanography. These papers consist of Vaughan's professional correspondenc...

E.W. Scripps (Ship) (corporateBody)

Sverdrup, H.U. (Harald Ulrik), 1888-1957 (person)

Sverdrup, meteorologist, oceanographer, and Polar explorer, was the chief of the scientific staff on Raold Amundsen's Maud expeditions (1917-1925) and on the Wilkins-Ellsworth submarine expedition (1931) to the Arctic. From the description of Papers, 1928-1942. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352129 ...

Elsie (Ship) (corporateBody)

Helland-Hansen, Bjørn, 1877-1957 (person)

Moberg, Erik Gustaf, 1881- (person)

McEwen, George F. (George Francis), 1882-1972 (person)

Physical Oceanographer. From the description of Papers, 1877-1972. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33249308 Physical oceanographer. From the description of Papers, 1901-1938, bulk 1910-1938. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 154302811 ...

Alexander Agassiz (Ship) (corporateBody)

Genter, Tillie. (person)