J. Marvin Weller Papers, 1898-1976
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Brief Description: Papers of James Marvin Weller (1899-1976), assistant professor of Geology, University of Illinois (1936-37), visiting professor of Geology, University of Texas 91956), professor of Invertebrate Paleontology, University of Chicago (1945-65), and member of the Illinois State Geological Survey Division (1925-45), including correspondence and manuscripts of Stuart Weller (Geology Department, University of Chicago, 1898-1927), research project reports in India by J. M. Weller and B. R. Mackay (1921), reports from 1937 China trip, correspondence and reports of National Research Council Committee on Stratigraphy (Weller, chair 1944-45), and Weller correspondence recommending R. C. Moore for 1955 presidency of Geological Society of America.  The series also includes correspondence with M. M. Leighton (Illinois State Geological Survey), J. Brooks Knight (Princeton), American Metal Company and Kentucky Geological Society, requests for fossil identifications and collection transfers from American and international scholars, and Weller's "Outline of the Pennsylvanian Stratigraphy of the Eastern Interior Basin" (1933).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 44/3/21
Created by: Weller, J. Marvin (James Marvin) (1899-1976)
Volume: 4.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 8/6/84
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/4403021.pdf
Arrangement: Alphabetical then chronological
Subject Index
Faculty Papers
Fossils
Geological Research
Geological Society of America
Geological Survey, Illinois
Music -- India - Science and Technology
National Research Council
Paleontology
Philippines - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Stratigraphy
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]