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André M. Rossfelder Papers
MSS-S 112  
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Description
Papers of Algerian-born geologist André Rossfelder detail his varied professional and personal interests. Materials include research & subject files, biographical information, photographs, maps, patents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and film & audio of the Cousteau Diving Saucer. Much of the collection is in French.
Background
André Rossfelder was born in Algeria on May 26, 1925. He joined the French Resistance in 1941, and later served as an officer in the 1st French Paratroop Regiment. After the war, he completed his education, studying geology and chemical engineering at the University of Algiers, where he received both his undergraduate (1947) and doctoral degrees (1960).
Extent
5.8 Linear feet (8 archives boxes, 2 flat boxes & 4 mapcase folders)
Availability
Audiovisual materials are restricted. Researchers must request user copies be produced.