Correspondence, manuscripts, project files, and teaching materials of geologist Clyde Wahrhaftig.
Clyde Wahrhaftig (1919-1994) was a geologist with the United States Department of the Interior and a professor of geology
at the University of California, Berkeley. He was born and raised in Fresno, California and earned his B.A. from Caltech and
his Ph.D. in geology from Harvard. He worked for the United States Geological Survey for his entire professional life and
was the author of a number of geological guide books to Western cities, including San Francisco. Wahrhaftig's guidebooks are
notable for, among other things, providing information about access to geological attractions by public transportation.
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(9 cartons, 1 box, 3 oversize folders, and 1 tube)
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