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George F. Becker papers, 1814-1928.

Author: George F Becker
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, notes, notebooks, reports, articles, charts, tables, blueprints, maps, landscape sketches, memorabilia, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Becker's service as geologist-in-charge, U.S. Geological Survey. Documents his geological investigations in Nevada, southern Alaska, South Africa, the Pacific slope, and the Philippines. Also documents his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Andreas Arzruni; James Franklin Bell; Theodore E Burton; William Crozier; Edward Salisbury Dana; James Dwight Dana; Samuel Franklin Emmons; Archibald Geikie; A Hague; Eugene W Hilgard; Edmund Otis Hovey; Henry Marion Howe; Louis Janin; Waldemar Lindgren; Charles Washington Merrill; Simon Newcomb; Charles S Peirce; Chester Wells Purington; Theodore Roosevelt; H W Turner; Charles D Walcott; Robert Simpson Woodward; Becker family.; Andreas Arzruni; James Franklin Bell; Louis Janin; Charles Washington Merrill; Chester W Purington
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George F Becker
OCLC Number: 71131117
Language Note: Collection material in English, with Spanish and German.
Description: 9,900 items. 36 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.5 linear feet.

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Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, notes, notebooks, reports, articles, charts, tables, blueprints, maps, landscape sketches, memorabilia, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Becker's service as geologist-in-charge, U.S. Geological Survey. Documents his geological investigations in Nevada, southern Alaska, South Africa, the Pacific slope, and the Philippines. Also documents his service as geophysicist of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1898; U.S. representative at the Radioactivity Congress in Brussels, Belgium, in 1910; and president of the Geological Society of America, 1914. Correspondents include Andreas Arzruni, James Franklin Bell, Theodore E. Burton, William Crozier, Edward Salisbury Dana, James Dwight Dana, Samuel Franklin Emmons, Archibald Geikie, A. Hague, Eugene W. Hilgard, Edmund Otis Hovey, Henry Marion Howe, Louis Janin, Waldemar Lindgren, Charles Washington Merrill, Simon Newcomb, Charles S. Peirce, Chester W. Purington, Theodore Roosevelt, H.W. Turner, Charles D. Walcott, and Robert Simpson Woodward.

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