|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged into 1 series.
Manuscripts, galley proofs, and books by Amadeus Grabau. The manuscripts drafts are autograph and typed, occasionally accompanied by notes, correspondence, and related materials.
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.
This collection has no restrictions.
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.
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); Amadeus W. Grabau 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 email@example.com for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of William W. Garretson 29 April 2005.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers procesed BL & PL 9/13/2005.
Processed by Bernard R. Crystal and Bridget T. Lerette.
2010-01-29 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Amadeus William Grabau, 1870-1946, American geologist and paleontologist. Grabau taught at MIT (1892-1897), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1899-1901), and Columbia University (1901-1919). He then went to China, were he was chief paleontologist for the Chinese Geological Survey and professor at Peking National University. Grabau was known for his work on world stratigraphic deposits and the deciphering of Earth history.