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Guide to the Konrad Bates Krauskopf Notebooks
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Description
Collection consists of his notes from geological surveys in Gas Hills (Wyoming), 1955; Greece, 1962; Glass Mountain (California and Nevada), 1969-74; and Mariposa County, Calif., 1978-87. Also included is a certificate of appreciation from the Geological Society of America in honor of his year as President in 1967.
Background
Konrad B. Krauskopf was a pioneer in the field of geochemistry and a member of the Stanford University faculty from 1939 to 1976, when he was appointed professor emeritus. He received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his doctoral degree from the University of California-Berkeley in 1934. He began his graduate studies in geology at Stanford in 1935, earning his doctorate in 1939. He authored several widely used textbooks, served as president of several professional associations, and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1959. He died in 2003.
Extent
1 linear foot
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.