Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, records, 1789-1957 (inclusive).

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Yale University. Dept. of Geology and Geophysics. Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, records, 1789-1957 (inclusive).

Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, records, 1789-1957 (inclusive).

The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, subject files, minutes, grade books of Richard Foster Flint, and a departmental history documenting the activities and operations of the Yale Department of Geology and Geophysics. Includes mineralogy papers and notebooks of Yale mineralogists Samuel Lewis Penfield, George Jarvis Brush and William Ebenezer Ford. The records also include correspondence relating to Yale's acquisition of Baron Lederer's mineral cabinet.

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Penfield, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1856-1906

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Yale University. Dept. of Geology and Geophysics.

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Flint, Richard Foster, 1902-

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Dana, Edward Salisbury, 1849-1935

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Ford, William E. (William Ebenezer), 1878-1939

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Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895

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American scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Utica, New York, to T.F. Dwight, 1865 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530661 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, Ct., to E.W. Hilgard, 1877 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870623 ...

Yale University.

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Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864

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Benjamin Silliman was a chemist and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1805. From the description of Correspondence, 1808-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466220 Physician and chemist of New Haven, Connecticut. From the description of Note, 1853, Sept. 28 : New Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Waldron. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359361 Educator and scientist. From the description of Papers of...

Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912

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George Jarvis Brush (1831-1912): 1852-1853 taught chemistry at the University of Virginia and did mineralogical experiments; 1855 appointed professor of metallurgy at Yale University Sheffield Scientific School, and in 1864 this position was expanded to include mineralogy; became president of Sheffield Scientific School in 1872, and continued until 1898; served as trustee, and other positions on the Board of the school until 1912; author of books and articles. Louis Vale...