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Geology

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Robert P. Sharp Oral History Interview with Graham Berry [sound recording], 1979-12-18 - 1980-01-09

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Scope and Contents Interview in three sessions in late 1979 and early 1980 with Robert P. Sharp, Sharp Professor of Geology emeritus, who chaired the Division of Geology (later the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences) at Caltech from 1952 to 1968. Begins with his recollections of growing up in Oxnard and of life during his undergraduate years [1930-1934] at Caltech, including his career as quarterback on Caltech's football team, and his one graduate year there. In 1936 he moved to Harvard for further...
Dates: 1979-12-18 - 1980-01-09

Robert P. Sharp Oral History Interview with Shelley Erwin (supplement) [sound recording], 1998-05-28 - 1998-10-12

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Scope and Contents This interview in two sessions in 1998 with Robert P. Sharp, Sharp Professor of Geology emeritus, begins with an account of his institution in 1984 of student field trips to Hawaii to study volcanism up close (Project Pahoehoe), thanks to the financial support of H. Dudley Wright. Recollections of alumni geology field trips that Sharp conducted over the previous two decades to Hawaii, Alaska, Yellowstone, Utah, Death Valley, Pennsylvania, New England, and Iceland, to bring alumni closer to...
Dates: 1998-05-28 - 1998-10-12