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Geology

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Richter Oral History Interview with Ann Scheid [sound recording], 1978-02-15 - 1978-09-01

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Scope and Contents Interview in 1978 with Charles F. Richter, professor of seismology emeritus, in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences. A pioneer in seismology and active in the seismology and earthquake engineering fields for over fifty years, Richter's name is known for the earthquake magnitude scale he developed in the 1930s for local earthquakes. Richter received his PhD from Caltech in 1928. In 1937 he joined the Caltech faculty and worked alongside Harry Wood in the Seismological...
Dates: 1978-02-15 - 1978-09-01

Chester Stock Papers 1900-1951

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000223

Clair Patterson Oral History Interview with Shirley Cohen

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000124

Clair Patterson Oral History Interview with Shirley Cohen [sound recording], 1995-03-05 - 1995-03-09

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Scope and Contents In this interview in March 1995, nine months before his death, Clair C. (Pat) Patterson, professor of geochemistry, emeritus, talks about his early interest in physical chemistry; his education at Grinnell College, in Iowa; his stint on the Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge; and his subsequent graduate work at the University of Chicago with Harrison Brown, where he measured the isotopic composition and concentration of minute quantities of lead with a mass spectrometer. He received his PhD at...
Dates: 1995-03-05 - 1995-03-09

Clair Patterson Oral History Interview with Shirley Cohen [sound recording], 1995-03-05 - 1995-03-09

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Scope and Contents In this interview in March 1995, nine months before his death, Clair C. (Pat) Patterson, professor of geochemistry, emeritus, talks about his early interest in physical chemistry; his education at Grinnell College, in Iowa; his stint on the Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge; and his subsequent graduate work at the University of Chicago with Harrison Brown, where he measured the isotopic composition and concentration of minute quantities of lead with a mass spectrometer. He received his PhD at...
Dates: 1995-03-05 - 1995-03-09

Clair Patterson: Scourge of the Lead Industry

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2008-00068

Clarence Allen Oral History Interview with David Valone, 1994-04-01 - 1994-04-04

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Scope and Contents An interview in two sessions in April 1994 with Clarence R. Allen, emeritus professor of geology and geophysics in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences. Dr. Allen matriculated at Reed College in 1942, then spent three years (1943 to 1946) in the Army Air Corps before returning to graduate with a major in physics. He entered Caltech as a graduate student in geophysics in 1949 (MS, 1951; PhD in structural geology and geophysics, 1954). After a year as assistant professor at the...
Dates: 1994-04-01 - 1994-04-04

Clarence Allen Oral History Interview with David Valone [sound recording], 1994-04-01 - 1994-04-04

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Scope and Contents An interview in two sessions in April 1994 with Clarence R. Allen, emeritus professor of geology and geophysics in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences. Dr. Allen matriculated at Reed College in 1942, then spent three years (1943 to 1946) in the Army Air Corps before returning to graduate with a major in physics. He entered Caltech as a graduate student in geophysics in 1949 (MS, 1951; PhD in structural geology and geophysics, 1954). After a year as assistant professor at the...
Dates: 1994-04-01 - 1994-04-04

Comfort A. Adams, 1919–1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: HaleGE_01_00_001_06
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection provides a thorough record of George Ellery Hale’s activities. A prolific correspondent, Hale kept copies of most of his letters. The collections contains significant material relating to the theoretical and instrumental development of astrophysics, the history of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, and the early history of the California Institute of Technology. It also documents Hale’s work with the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council.

Dates: 1919–1920

Curiosity's Mission at Gale Crater

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2013-00031

Curiosity's Mission at Gale Crater

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2015-00023

Distribution Of Earth Movement

 File
Identifier: HistoricalFiles_?
Scope and Contents

Oversize item. Provenance unknown.

Dates: 19th century to present

Don L. Anderson Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen, 1999-02-24 - 1999-04-13

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Scope and Contents An interview in three sessions with Don L. Anderson, Eleanor and ABSTRACT: John R. McMillan Professor of Geophysics. Integrating seismology, solid state physics and geochemistry, Anderson is recognized for his work on the origin, evolution, structure and composition of Earth and other planets. He is a member of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, and has won numerous awards including the National Medal of Science (1998), the Crafoord Prize (1998)...
Dates: 1999-02-24 - 1999-04-13

Don L. Anderson Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen [sound recording], 1999-02-24 - 1999-04-13

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Scope and Contents An interview in three sessions with Don L. Anderson, Eleanor and John R. McMillan Professor of Geophysics. Integrating seismology, solid state physics and geochemistry, Anderson is recognized for his work on the origin, evolution, structure and composition of Earth and other planets. He is a member of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, and has won numerous awards including the National Medal of Science (1998), the Crafoord Prize (1998) and the...
Dates: 1999-02-24 - 1999-04-13

Don L. Anderson Papers, 1968-1994

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000285

Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-00007

Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series

 Collection
Identifier: 10287-MS
Abstract The Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series brings to the public the most innovative scientific research taking place at Caltech. Spotlighting a small selection of the pioneering research the Caltech faculty is conducting, these lectures are geared toward a general audience, part of the Institute's commitment to benefiting the local community through education and outreach. The lectures are given by world renowned Caltech Faculty and in the past have featured also several Nobel Prize winners, such...
Dates: 1971

Earthquake

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1990-00072

Earthquake

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1990-00073

Earthquake

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1988-00301