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Marshall Kay papers, 1923-1976

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0692
Bib ID 4078969 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kay, Marshall, 1904-1975 ; Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001
Title Marshall Kay papers, 1923-1976
Physical Description 26 linear feet (56 boxes 1 oversize pkg)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Description

Summary

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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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.

Preferred Citation

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

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/1989.

Revision Description

2020-04-24 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Field notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geology -- Fieldwork Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geology -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Geology, Stratigraphic Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Newberry Professor of Geology at Columbia University.

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Series I: Correspondence



Box 1 C, 1927-1930s



Box 2 D - N, 1930s



Box 3 O - end, 1930s



Box 4 A - Z, 1936-1939



Box 5 A - F, 1940s



Box 6 G - N, 1940s



Box 7 O - Z, 1940s



Box 8 Organizations and Students, 1940s



Box 9 Re: Articles and Reprints, 1940s



Box 10 A - M, 1950s



Box 11 N - Z, 1950s



Box 12 A - C, 1950s-1960s



Box 13 D - H, 1950s-1960s



Box 14 I - M, 1950s-1960s



Box 15 N - R, 1950s-1960s



Box 16 S - Z, 1950s-1960s



Box 17 A - F, 1960s



Box 18 G - P, 1960s



Box 19 Q - Z, 1960s



Box 20 Re: Book and Reprints, 1960s



Box 21 A - D, 1960s-1970s



Box 22 E - M, 1960s-1970s



Box 23 N - Z, 1960s-1970s



Box 24 Miscellaneous

Series II: Manuscripts



Box 25 Lectures and Writings on Stratigraphy, Historical Geology, Geosynclines



Box 26 Lectures and Writings on Stratigraphy, Historical Geology, Geosynclines



Box 27 Field Notebooks, 1923-1924



Box 28 Field Notebooks, 1934-1946



Box 29 Field Notebooks, 1947-1960



Box 30 Field Notebooks, 1960-1975



Box 31 Manuscripts on Newfoundland Drift and Other Subjects



Box 32 Manuscripts on Newfoundland Drift and Other Subjects



Box 33 Manuscripts on Newfoundland Drift and Other Subjects


Kay and Colbert: Stratigraphy and Life History



Box 34 Manuscripts



Box 35 Manuscripts



Box 36 Manuscripts



Box 37 Proofs



Box 38 Proofs

Series III: Miscellaneous Files



Box 39 Gander Conference Files, 1964-1967



Box 40 Gander Conference Files, 1966-1967



Box 41 Gander Conference Files, 1968-1970



Box 42 National Science Foundation



Box 43 Tests, Syllabi, Bibliographies



Box 44 Columbia University--Miscellaneous Files



Box 45 Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Files



Box 46 Photographs, Illustrations and Related Material



Box 47 Photographs, Illustrations and Related Material



Box 48 Photographs, Illustrations and Related Material



Box Oversized Photographs, Illustrations and Related Material

Series IV: 1978 Addition to the Collection



Box 49 Note Cards


Box 49 Memorial Pamphlet


Research Materials, circa 1966-1976

Consists of notes, manuscripts, and related correspondence on a variety of geological topics, particularly studies in Newfoundland.



Box 50 Research Materials



Box 51 Research Materials



Box 52 Research Materials



Box 53 Research Materials



Box 54 Research Materials



Box 55 Research Materials



Box 56 Research Materials