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Geologists

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Barrell papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 778
Overview: Correspondence, the manuscript for "The Piedmont Terraces of the Northern Appalachians" in various stages; manuscripts and typescripts 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; notes; and miscellaneous items on geology originating during Barrell's service as secretary of the geological faculty at Yale University. The correspondence...
Dates: 1909-1920

Alan Mara Bateman papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 641
Overview: Correspondence, field reports, memoranda, and government documents chiefly relating to Bateman's service on various government commissions, among them the Metals and Minerals Division of the Foreign Economic Administration (1942-1946), the U.S. Missions to Mexico (1942), the President's Materials Policy Commission (1951-1953). The few items from his teaching career at Yale include gradebooks for the years 1907-1955 and reports on the Sheffield Scientific School.
Dates: 1907-1968

William Henry Brewer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 100
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, lectures, articles, essays, genealogical materials, photographs and other papers of William Henry Brewer, scientist, teacher, and writer.The collection spans Brewer's entire career including his student days at the Yale Analytical Laboratory, his work with the California State Geological Survey, his various teaching positions in California, New York and at Yale and all his other many and varied activities. Of special and specific interest are Brewer's letters...
Dates: 1830-1927

George Jarvis Brush family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 108
Overview: Correspondence, writings, lectures, notes, printed material, and other papers, principally of George Jarvis Brush (1831-1912), mineralogist, geologist, and educator; and of his son-in-law, Louis Valentine Pirsson (1860-1919), also a geologist. There are also papers of Brush's wife, Harriet Silliman Trumbull Brush and of other family members. A good deal of the papers are scientific in nature, with some relating to the early history of the Yale Sheffield Scientific School. Important...
Dates: 1834-1960, bulk 1834-1939

Dana family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 164
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, lectures, notebooks, and miscellanea documenting the personal lives and professional careers of members of the Dana family. James Dwight Dana, a prominent American scientist, and his son, Edward Salisbury Dana are two primary figures in the papers.
Dates: 1805-1961

Jean André DeLuc papers

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Call Number: MS 179
Overview: Correspondence, lecture notes, and scientific writings of DeLuc and of his nephew, Jean Andreé DeLuc (1763-1847), relating to his experiments in electricity, to lectures given in Geneva by the younger DeLuc, and to outstanding scientists of the period. Also notebooks of several geological expeditions in England, Wales, Belgium, Holland, Westphalia, and the Jura mountains (1778-1806). Correspondents of the elder DeLuc include Sir Joseph Banks, Varenne de Boest, Queen Charlotte and other members...
Dates: 1746-1847

Goodyear Family Papers

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Call Number: MS 245
Overview: Papers of the Goodyear family of Connecticut of whom the principal figures are Edward Bassett Goodyear of Naugatuck, Ellsworth D. S. Goodyear, a Civil War general, and Watson Andrews Goodyear, a geologist.The papers of Edward B. Goodyear contain extensive family correspondence including forty-three letters written between 1855 and 1872 by his mother, Esther M. Bassett Goodyear. His papers also contain autobiographical notes and financial documents. Ellsworth D.S. Goodyear, who was a Civil War...
Dates: 1755-1908

Adolph Knopf papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1253
Overview: The major part of the papers consists of reports and maps on the holdings of the Rochester Mines Company in Humboldt County, Nevada (1916-1917). During this period Knopf was on the staff of the U.S. Geological Survey. Also a small amount of professional correspondence and lecture notes, chiefly relating to his career as a professor of geology at Yale University. Eleven of the letters are from Charles Schuchert, a colleague in the department.
Dates: 1916-1942, bulk 1916-1919

Silliman family papers

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Call Number: MS 450
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The evolution...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911

William Dwight Whitney family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 555
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, journals and diaries, writings, legal and financial papers, and miscellanea of the William Dwight Whitney family, including William Dwight Whitney (1827-1894), his wife Elizabeth Wooster Baldwin Whitney (1824-1912), his brother Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819-1896), and his father Josiah Dwight Whitney (1786-1869). William Dwight Whitney material includes several hundred letters with his wife, journals and diaries (1843-1893), and a small quanity of...
Dates: 1778-1951, bulk 1814-1912