G. Edward Lewis Archives
Call Number: VPAR.000277
Description of the Material
The G.E. Lewis archives include specimen lists and field notes.
Language of Materials
10 Linear Feet
The archives of G. Edward Lewis, accumulated during his time at Yale.
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.
- G. Edward Lewis Archives
- Edited Full Draft
- Daniel Jonathan Drew
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.