Adriaan J. de Witte Papers, 1955-1973 | University of Illinois Archives
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Adriaan J. de Witte was a professor of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Illinois from 1962-1986, where his research focused on geophysics and the propagation of electromagnetic waves in porous media.
This collection consists of reports, newspaper clippings, papers, drafts, transparencies, photographs, glass plates, and publications related to Professor de Witte's research on geophysics, natural gas, shale, oil and gas sands, drilling, and oil production. Of particular interest are reports and papers compiled during his tenure at Gulf Oil Company.
Items are organized into two series. Series 1: Research files, 1955-1973, is organized alphabetically. Series 2: Publications, 1956-1967, is organized chronologically.