Papers, 1880-1928 (inclusive).

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Chamberlin, Thomas C. (Thomas Chrowder), 1843-1928. Papers, 1880-1928 (inclusive).

Papers, 1880-1928 (inclusive).

Contains correspondence, manuscripts of articles and lectures, bibliographies, biographical material, reprints, students' class notes, and newspaper clippings. Topics relate to Chamberlin's family, the U.S. Geological Survey, the "planetesimal theory" and other geological issues, the University of Chicago, the Department of Geology, and the Oriental Educational Commission. Correspondents include William Rainey Harper, Rollin D. Salisbury, Grove Karl Gilbert, John Wesley Powell, and others. Includes 21 letterbooks (1888-1908).

9.5 linear ft. and 21 v.

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Harper, William Rainey, 1856-1906

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Noted academic who helped to organize the University of Chicago and Bradley University, and served as the first President of both institutions. From the description of William R. Harper letter to Prof. H. H. Boyesen [manuscript], 1891 Feb 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487062 Born in New Concord, Ohio; graduated from Muskingum College at age 14; earned a Ph. D. at Yale; teacher, Hebraist, and educator; became first president of the University of Chicago...

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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 ...

Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918

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Geologist. A.B., Beloit College, 1866; A.M. 1869. Ph. D., University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin, 1882. Lecturer, Beloit College, 1882-1887; professor, 1873-1882. Professor, Columbian University, 1885-1887. President, University of Wisconsin, 1887-1892. Professor and head of the Department of Geology, University of Chicago, 1892-1919. Geologist to Peary Expedition, 1894. From the description of Papers, 1880-1928 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat recor...

Salisbury, Rollin D., 1858-1922

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E.W. Glafcke was in charge of a crew during the United States Geological Survey's spirit leveling activities in Wyoming and Utah from 1896 to 1912. From the guide to the United States Geologic Survey photograph collection, 1892-1912, 1898-1902, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) First organized as a branch in 1889, the Topographic Division was established in 1947. From the description of Records of the Topographic Division. (Unknown). World...