Adolf Seilacher Archives
Call Number: IPAR.001114
Description of the Material
Includes field notes and locality information about Libya, China, India, Canada (Ontario and Newfoundland), USA (Maine, New York, North Carolina), Colombia, and Argentina. Also includes correspondence from 1990-2003.
Language of Materials
5 Linear Feet
The archives of Adolf Seilacher including maps, field notes, lecture material etc. encompassing his time at Yale.
Born in 1925, Professor Adolf Seilacher studied in Tubingen under Otto H. Schindewolf. He has taught in Frankfurt, Baghdad, Gottingen, Baltimore, and Tubingen, and has been Adjunct Professor at Yale University since 1987. In 1992, the Swedish Academy of Science awarded him the Crafoord Prize, established for fields not covered by the Nobel Prize. Professor Seilacher, perhaps the world's most acknowledged expert in the field of trace fossils, is also known for his contributions to morphology and structuralism, biostratinomy, exceptional preservation and Ediacaran biota.
- Adolf Seilacher Archives
- Edited Full Draft
- Samantha Murphy
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.