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Papers of Charles F. Richter, 1839-1984

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CHARLES FRANCIS RICHTER, 1900-1985. Seismologist, Professor of Seismology, CIT 1937-1970. Known internationally for development with Gutenberg of the Earthquake Magnitude Scale and for research on seismic regionalization. The papers include personal & professional correspondence, unpublished talks, class & lecture notes, technical notes and data, CIT Seismology laboratory material, and reprints. SUPPLEMENT 2000: diplomas, diary (1960) and misc documents donated by Clarence Allen (integrated into collection). The complete finding aid is available at the Online Archive of California.

ID: 2000-00224
Richter, Charles Francis (Seismologist)

MEDIUM: Paper; LENGTH: 15 linear ft. ; QUANTITY: 36 boxes

Topics: Geology

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