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

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JOHN PETER BUWALDA: 1886-1954. Geologist; Professor of Geology, CIT 1926-54; Founder & 1st Chairman of Division of Geological Sciences. Worked on earthquakes & was engineering geologist. Early interests in stratigraphy & geomorphology, later more in structural geology. The John Buwalda papers (boxes 1-11) include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, CIT & divisional material. The Imra Buwalda papers (boxes 12-15) include two book-length manuscripts (“History of CIT” & “Earthquakes”), shorter-length manuscripts, and personal correspondence). The complete finding aid with full container list is available in PDF by accessing Caltech Archives Finding Aids Online.

ID: 1973-00005
Buwalda, John Peter (Geologist) , Buwalda, Imra Wann (Writer)

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 5 linear ft.; QUANTITY: 15 boxes

Topics: Geology

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