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At a Glance
These research notes on William Maurice Ewing (1906-1974), Professor of Geology at Columbia University, 1944-1974, and Director of the Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University, 1949-1972, were compiled by Sir Edward Crisp Bullard for his "Biographical Notice" for The Royal Society, 1975. The materials are mostly correspondence with Ewing's colleagues and family, corrected drafts of the memoir, photographs, and approximately 250 reprints of scientific papers by Ewing, arranged chronologically, 1930-1977.
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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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edward Crisp Bullard papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Sir Edward Bullard, 1980; gift of Mrs Edward Bullard, 1980.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/12/89.
History / Biographical Note
Professor of Geophysics at the University of California.