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Geology

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

Heinz Lowenstam Oral History Interview with Heidi Aspaturian

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000108

Heinz Lowenstam Oral History Interview with Heidi Aspaturian [sound recording], 1988-06-21 - 1988-08-02

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Scope and Contents Interview conducted in eight sessions in the summer of 1988 with Heinz A. Lowenstam, professor of paleoecology. Dr. Lowenstam was born in Germany and educated at the universities of Frankfurt and Munich. He emigrated to the United States in 1937 to continue his graduate studies in geology and paleontology at the University of Chicago, receiving the PhD there in 1939. After a stint at the Illinois State Museum, he joined the Chicago faculty in 1948, working with Harold C. Urey on...
Dates: 1988-06-21 - 1988-08-02

Herta Gutenberg Oral History Interview with Mary Terrall, 1980-02-06 - 1980-02-13

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Scope and Contents

Herta Gutenberg was the wife of the geophphysicist Beno Gutenberg. See her profile for further information.

Dates: 1980-02-06 - 1980-02-13

Herta Gutenberg Oral History Interview with Mary Terrall [sound recording], 1980-02-06 - 1980-02-13

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Scope and Contents A 1981 interview with Hertha Gutenberg, widow of the seismologist Beno Gutenberg, who directed Caltech's Seismological Laboratory from 1946 to 1957. Both were born in Darmstadt, Germany, and they married there just after World War I. Gutenberg, who received his PhD from Göttingen in 1911, made the first correct determination of the radius of the Earth's core. In 1913 he joined the German University of Strasbourg, then headquarters of the International Seismological Association. He served as...
Dates: 1980-02-06 - 1980-02-13

Historical File on Arthur Gutenberg

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2000-00120

How did galaxies form?

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2012-00178

How did galaxies form?

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2012-00053

Hugh Taylor Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000153

Hugh Taylor Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen [sound recording], 2002-06-20 - 2002-07-23

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Scope and Contents An interview in eight sessions in the summer of 2002 with Hugh P. Taylor, Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology, emeritus, in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences. In this wide-ranging interview, Dr. Taylor recalls his upbringing in Arizona and New Mexico, where his father was an agent for the Santa Fe Railroad; his move to Southern California; and his undergraduate education at Caltech. After receiving his BS at Caltech in geochemistry in 1954 (he was one of the first two...
Dates: 2002-06-20 - 2002-07-23

Interview Re: The Moon

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1987-00416

Interview with Clarence R. Allen, 04-01-1994 - 04-04-1994

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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: 04-01-1994 - 04-04-1994

Interview with Don L. Anderson, 1999-02-24 - 1999-04-13, 2001

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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; Publication: 2001

Is Antarctic Ice Sheet Disintegrating?, 1990-01-10

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection is arranged by chronological order. This series started in 1922, but the first recording dates back to 1971 and since it is still ongoing, the collection continues to grow, with about 9 new lectures per academic year.These lectures feature speakers from Caltech and JPL, spotlighting a small selection of the pioneering research conducted in the fields of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Engineering and Applied Science,...
Dates: 1990-01-10

John P. Buwalda and Imra Wann Buwalda Papers 1907-1981

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000207

Kollsman aviation Altimeter

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2001-00406

Krick Photographs

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1988-00541

Leon Silver Oral History Interview with Shirley Cohen

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000146

Leon Silver Oral History Interview with Shirley Cohen [sound recording], 1994-12-12 - 2000-02-23

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Scope and Contents Interview in six sessions, in December 1994-January 1995 and February 2000, conducted by Shirley K. Cohen with Leon T. Silver, W. M. Keck Foundation Professor for Resource Geology, emeritus, at Caltech. This lengthy interview begins with discussion of family background in Russia and Poland, youth in New York and Connecticut, and beginning of higher education at Colorado School of Mines, 1942. Recalls participation in navy V-12 program at U. of Colorado; degree in civil engineering and entry...
Dates: 1994-12-12 - 2000-02-23