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At a Glance
Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and photographs of Kay, including files of correspondence from his student years to the time of his death, primarily on professional and academic matters; geological field notebooks, 1923-1975; manuscript materials for his book, STRATIGRAPHY AND LIFE HISTORY (written with E.H. Colbert); files on the Gander Conference, 1964-1970; manuscripts and typescripts of various lectures and articles; syllabi and various other academic files; and photographs and illustrations, primarily those used in STRATIGRAPHY AND LIFE HISTORY.
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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.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material 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.
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); Marshall Kay papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Kay, Mrs. G. Marshall. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1976. Accession number--M-76.
Publications About Described Materials
Kay, George Marshall and Edwin H. Colbert. Stratigraphy and Life History. New York : Wiley, 1965.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/1989.
2020-04-24 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Newberry Professor of Geology at Columbia University.