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Joseph Barrell papers

Call Number: MS 778
Scope and Contents

The Joseph Barrell Papers consist of correspondence and manuscript material dating from 1909-1920. The correspondence is from Barrell's years at Yale (1903-1919) and is related primarily to his position as secretary of the geological faculty (1908-1919). Included among the manuscripts are Barrell's draft for his article "The Piedmont Terraces of the Northern Appalachians" and Henry H. Robinson's notes for editing the article, as well as manuscripts and typsecripts for "The Genesis of the Earth," "Relations of Pleistocene Warping to Strength of Crust," "Significance of the Equatorial Acceleration in the Sun's Rotation," and "The Strength of the Earth's Crust" Part IX.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other 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

The provenance of he original accession is uncertain. Accession 2020-M-0022 was transferred from the Department of Geology, 2019.

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Barrell, Joseph, 1869-1919
Language of Materials