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Papers Of Beno Gutenberg 1908-1962

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BENO GUTENBERG: 1889-1960. Geophysicist; Professor of Geophysics, CIT 1930-59; Director, Seismology Laboratory, 1946-57. Made first exact determination of radius of earth's core, authority on earthquakes & the propogation of sound in the atmosphere. Technical advisor to US Navy on use of microseisms to locate hurricanes & typhoons. The papers include personal, CIT-related, & professional correspondence; government and technical files, data pads & notebooks, reprints, and biographical & personal material.

SUPPLEMENT 2010: 4 bound volumes of the International Seismological Summary, 1931-1934, with Gutenberg's handwritten notations.

ID: 1976-00002
Gutenberg, Beno (Geophysicist)

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 25 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 55 boxes

Topics: Geology

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