George W. White Papers, 1904-90
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Brief Description: Papers of George Willard White (1903-85), professor of geology (1947-71), including correspondence (1933-85), subject files (1941-89), manuscripts & speeches (1933-81), photographs (1909-87), publications (1926-85), travel scrapbooks (1937-76), and related material on geological & historical research (1941-83); university, college & departmental affairs (1941-71); University archives, insurance, retirement & search committees; United Protestant Education Board (1951-52, 1957-68); Water Resources Center (1964-70); American Association for the Advancement of Science (1940-52, 1972-78); American Institute of Professional Geologists (1965-82); Geological Society of America (1964-81); International Geological Congresses (1937-76); International Committee on the History of Geology (1967-76); American Quaternary Association (1968-74); American Geological Institute (1965-73); Ohio Geological Survey (1930-63); student & teaching notes (1924, 1932-33, 1943, 1948-71); ground water & glacial geological research for the Geological Society of America (1941-43) & the United States Geological Survey (1949-69); correspondence, manuscripts & publications on New Hampshire, Pennsylvania & Ohio glacial geology research (1930-68); writings on the history of geology & geography (1954-73) & book cards & correspondence (1945-81); income tax returns (1939-84) & Mildred Kissner White's autobiographical material (1910-90). White's 1982 GSA History of Geology Award (#619) is included in the Artifacts Collection.
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: 15/11/23
Created by: White, George Willard (1903-1985)
Volume: 37.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 3/20/69; 9/3/71; 2/5/74; 9/6/74; 10/14/83; 9/14/87; 9/27/88; 1989; 5/23/1995; 6/1/2000
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Arrangement: by type of material and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Alumni Relations
American Institute of Professional Geologists
Antiquarian Booksellers
Book Collecting
Course Notes
Czechoslovakia - History and Geography
Czechoslovakia - Science and Technology
England - History and Geography
Faculty Papers
Finland - History and Geography
Geological Society of America
Geological Survey, United States
Geological Surveys, State
Geology, History of
Glacial Geology
Glacial Moraines
History of Geology
Income Tax, Federal
Indiana University
International Geological Congresses
Lake Erie
Music -- Australia - Agriculture and Natural Resources
New Hampshire
Norway - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Novaya Zemlya
Ohio Geological Survey
Ohio Wesleyan University
Otterbein College
Pennsylvania Geology
Pleistocene Geology
Rare Books
South Africa, Republic of - Agriculture and Natural Resources
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - History and Geography
United Protestant Education Board
University of New Hampshire
Water Resources
Water Resources Center
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]