Geology Colloquium Files, 1993-2007
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Brief Description: Geology Colloquium Files include announcements and correspondence pertaining to the organizing of lectures and guest speakers for the Department of Geology's regular series, discussing a range of topics in geological studies.
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]
Record Series Number: 15/11/14
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Geology
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 07/08/2008.
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Geology :

The Geology Department has offered courses under the Department of Natural History (1868);1 College of Natural History (1870);2 College of Natural Science (1871-90);3 College of Science, School of Natural History (1891-1912)4 and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (1913- ).5 In November 1919, the Geology Department was organized on a committee basis.6 During this period, the Geology and Geography Department was organized, but the Geography Department became separate in 1947.7 The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate courses.

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 2nd Report, 1868, p. 6.

2. Ibid., 3rd Report, 1869-70, p. 14.

3. Ibid., 4th Report, 1870-71, pp. 43-44. Ibid., 5th Report, 1871-72, pp. 42, 45. Ibid., 15th Report, 1888-90, pp. 212, 221.

4. Ibid., 26th Report, July 8, 1911, p. 446.

5. Ibid., 27th Report, June 9, 1914, p. 764.

6. Ibid., 30th Report, November 1, 1919, p. 606.

7. Ibid., 44th Report, August 5, 1947, p. 487. Ibid., 44th Report, April 24, 1947, p. 340.

Subject Index
Geological Research
Geology Department
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Lura Joseph, Geology Library