David E. Schindel Archives
Description of the Material
Consists primarily of topographic and county maps of west Texas. Also includes some dissertation material.
Language of Materials
5 Linear Feet
The archives of David E. Schindel including maps, specimen information, and his dissertation.
Dr. Schindel is an invertebrate paleontologist whose research explored evolutionary theory, computer-based analysis of evolutionary change, and the role of the fossil record in shaping evolutionary theory. He received a B.S. in Geology from the University of Michigan (1973) and went on to study marine geology briefly at the University of Southern California. From 1974 to 1977 he was a doctoral student at Harvard University and an advisee of Dr. Stephen J. Gould. Dr. Schindel was a Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Systematic and Evolutionary Biology at the Smithsonian from 1977-1978 and was awarded a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Harvard in 1979. Dr. Schindel joined the Yale University faculty in 1978 in the Department of Geology and Geophysics. He served as an Assistant and Associate Professor and the Curator of Invertebrate Fossils in the Yale Peabody Museum from 1978 to 1986. In 1986 he joined the National Science Foundation.
- David E. Schindel 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.