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G. Edward Lewis Archives

 Collection
Call Number: VPAR.000277

Description of the Material

The G.E. Lewis archives include specimen lists and field notes.

Dates

  • 1932-1943

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Extent

10 Linear Feet

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/ypm.vpar.000277

Overview

The archives of G. Edward Lewis, accumulated during his time at Yale.

Biographical Sketch

G. Edward Lewis (b. October 27, 1908, d. May 11, 1997). Yale PhB 1930, PhD 1937. Curator Vert. Paleo. 1939-45. On Yale geol. faculty 37-45. Later, geologist on U.S. Geol. Survey. Worked in Navel Intelligence during WWII. Discovered the first specimen of Ramapithecus as a graduate student working in the Siwalik Hills of India in the 1930s. Also took part in the American Museum-Sinclair Expedition in the 1930s, working as Barnum Brown's chief assistant and photographer.
Title
G. Edward Lewis Archives
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Daniel Jonathan Drew
Date
2015
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Repository

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