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Walter H. Bucher papers, 1915-1963

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, articles, lectures, notes, notebooks, field notebooks, maps, and photographs of geological consultant and professor of Geology at Columbia University, Walter H. Bucher, [ca. 1915]-1963.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0161
Bib ID 4078561 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bucher, Walter H. (Walter Hermann), 1888-1965
Title Walter H. Bucher papers, 1915-1963
Physical Description 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-5. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, articles, lectures, notes, notebooks, and field notebooks, maps, and photographs. The material deals with a variety of subjects, especially cryptovolcanic structures and geological explorations of the Western United States and South America.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-5. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Walter H. Bucher papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs G. Marshall Kay, 1976 & 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Kay, Mrs. G. Marshall. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1976. Accession number--M-76.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/12/89.

Revision Description

2012-03-20 Xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Field notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maps (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cryptoexplosion structures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geology -- South America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geology -- West (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Geological consultant and Professor of Geology at Columbia University, 1940-1953.

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Series I: Walter H. Bucher Papers, circa 1915-1963


Catalogued Correspondence



Box 1 Bowman, Isaiah


Box 1 Symington, W. Stuart


Box 1 Uncatalogued Correspondence, 1937-1956, 1 folder


Box 1 Articles, manuscripts and biographical material, 1 folder


Subject File


Box 1 Carey's Hypothesis


Box 1 Cryptovolcanic Structures, 3 folders


Box 1 Ocean basins - Mid-Atlantic experiments



Box 2 Oregon (and Nevada and California) , 2 folders


Box 2 Orogenesis


Box 2 Paleoclimatology


Box 2 Paleomagnetism, 2 folders


Box 2 Photographs, maps and drawings


Field Notebooks



Box 3 1915-1951



Box 4 1943-1956



Box 5 Notebooks, 1928-1948