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William Berggren papers

 Record Group
Identifier: MC-39

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist largely of Berggren's correspondence, dating from 1970-1998. Also included in the papers are materials from seminars, symposia, and projects that Berggren worked on while at WHOI.


  • 1963-1998

Language of Materials

The records are in



Open: materials are available for research.


Copyright: Permission to publish material from the collection must be authorized by the Institution Archivist.

Biographical Information

William Berggren, a micropaleontologist in the Geology and Geophysics Department, came to the WHOI in 1965, and became a senior scientist in 1971. He received his B.A. from Dickinson College in 1952, his M.Sc. from the Universiy of Houston in 1957, and his Ph.D. (1960) and D.Sc. (1962) from the University of Stockholm.


5 boxes plus oversized material (12.75 lin. ft.)


The William Berggren papers consist largely of Berggren's correspondence. Also included are folders of material relating to his work at WHOI.


Arranged in two series:

Custodial History

The custodial history of the records is undocumented.

Acquisitions Information

The papers were donated in two accessions (acc.1999-04 and acc.2003-27) by William Berggren.

Processing Information

The records are unprocessed. A folder listing of the papers in the order in which they were received is provided.

A Guide to the the William Berggren papers, 1963-1998
David Sherman
May 13, 2009
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository