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Alan Mara Bateman papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 641

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, field reports, memoranda, and government documents chiefly relating to Bateman's service on various government commissions, among them the Metals and Minerals Division of the Foreign Economic Administration (1942-1946), the U.S. Missions to Mexico (1942), the President's Materials Policy Commission (1951-1953). The few items from his teaching career at Yale include gradebooks for the years 1907-1955 and reports on the Sheffield Scientific School.

Dates

  • 1907-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Yale Geology Department, 1960; Mrs. H. C. Carlisle, 1968; and Mrs. A. Bateman, 1972.

Arrangement

Arranged in two series: I. Correspondence. II. Topical files.

Extent

8 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0641

Overview

Correspondence, field reports, memoranda, and government documents chiefly relating to Bateman's service on various government commissions, among them the Metals and Minerals Division of the Foreign Economic Administration (1942-1946), the U.S. Missions to Mexico (1942), the President's Materials Policy Commission (1951-1953). The few items from his teaching career at Yale include gradebooks for the years 1907-1955 and reports on the Sheffield Scientific School.

Biographical / Historical

Alan M. Bateman: geologist; field geologist for Harvard University, 1913-1915; taught geology at Harvard, 1916-1925; taught at Yale University, 1925-1941, and chairman of the Geology Department; consultant to industry and government, 1941-1942; director of Metals and Minerals, Foreign Economic Administration, 1942-1946; consultant, 1946-; editor of several journals.
Title
Guide to the Alan Mara Bateman Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by William E. Brown, Jr.
Date
June 1986
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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