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Wilfred Bottrill Bryan papers

 Record Group
Identifier: MC-92

The Wilfred B. Bryan papers consist of photographs, 16mm film, data and analysis relating to Bryan's work in volcanology and igneous petrology between 1952-1990. The collection also contains significant data on basalt glass in the San Benedicto Island region.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1952-1990

Language of Materials

The records are in

English.

Access

Open: materials are available for research.

Use

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

Extent

4 boxes plus unboxed material (3.5 lin. ft.)

Overview

The Wilfred B. Bryan papers consist of data and analysis relating to Bryan's work in volcanology and igneous petrology between 1952-1990. The collection also contains significant data on basalt glass in the San Benedicto Island region.

Biographical Information

Wilfred Bottrill Bryan was born on February 18, 1932. He received a B.A in Geology from Dartmouth College in 1954, an M.A. (1956) and Ph.D. (1959) in Geology from the University of Wisconsin. He was appointed as an associate scientist on the WHOI staff in 1970 where he focused his research on volcanology, igneous petrology and planetary geology.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series.

List of Series:

Custodial History

Custodial history is undocumented.

Acquisitions Information

Acquisition information is undocumented.

Processing Information

Processed by Annie Polachi from August-November 2012.

Title
A Guide to the Wilfred Bottrill Bryan papers, 1952-1990
Author
Annie Polachi
Date
2012
Language of description
Finding aid written inEnglish

Repository Details

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

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