The collection contains correspondence; organizational and administrative files; research, subject and teaching files; writings;
and photographs of the UCSB biogeology professor Preston Cloud.
Preston Cloud was born in 1912 and educated at George Washington and Yale universities. He worked for many years with the
U.S. Geological Survey and taught at Harvard, the University of Minnesota, Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, UCLA,
and the University of California Santa Barbara. He was internationally renowned for his work in paleontology, geology, biogeology,
and environmental studies, and was the recipient of many awards, including the 1976 Penrose Medalist of the Geological Society
of America. He died in 1991.
48 linear feet
(36 records cartons; 1 document box; 3 oversize boxes; 3 map case drawers)
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