Gutenberg, Beno (Geophysicist)
- Existence: 1889 - 1960
Background: Caltech Professor of Geophysics, 1930-1959; Director of the Seismology Laboratory, 1946-1957.
Collection Notes: Papers, 1908-1962. Beno Gutenberg played a major role in the investigation of the size, location, occurence, and cause of earthquakes. His papers include personal correspondence; correspondence and documents relating to Caltech, to professional organizations and meetings, and to publications; technical files and manuscripts on earthquakes; government files; data pads and note books; reprints; and biographical and
Collection size: 55 boxes, 25 linear ft.
Finding aid available at the Archives.
Photo of Beno Gutenberg (PhotoNet).
Restrictions: Some material unprocessed (limited access).
See also: W. C. Rockefeller; Seismology Records; Hertha Gutenberg.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
The Beno Gutenberg papers include personal, Caltech related, and professional correspondence; government and technical files, data pads and notebooks, reprints, and biographical and personal material.