Guide to the Konrad Bates Krauskopf Notebooks

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0759
Creator: Krauskopf, Konrad Bates, 1910-
Title: Konrad Bates Krauskopf notebooks
Dates: 1955-1987
Physical Description: 1 linear foot
Summary: Collection consists of his notes from geological surveys in Gas Hills (Wyoming), 1955; Greece, 1962; Glass Mountain (California and Nevada), 1969-74; and Mariposa County, Calif., 1978-87. Also included is a certificate of appreciation from the Geological Society of America in honor of his year as President in 1967.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Konrad Bates Krauskopf Notebooks (SC0759). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Konrad B. Krauskopf was a pioneer in the field of geochemistry and a member of the Stanford University faculty from 1939 to 1976, when he was appointed professor emeritus. He received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his doctoral degree from the University of California-Berkeley in 1934. He began his graduate studies in geology at Stanford in 1935, earning his doctorate in 1939. He authored several widely used textbooks, served as president of several professional associations, and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1959. He died in 2003.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of his notes from geological surveys in Gas Hills (Wyoming), 1955; Greece, 1962; Glass Mountain (California and Nevada), 1969-74; and Mariposa County, Calif., 1978-87. Also included is a certificate of appreciation from the Geological Society of America in honor of his year as President in 1967.

Access Terms

Krauskopf, Konrad Bates, 1910-
Stanford University--Faculty.
Geology --California.
Geology --Greece.
Geology --Nevada.
Geology --Wyoming.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Gas Hills July-Sept. 1955

Box 1, Folder 2

Greece 1962

Box 1, Folder 3

Glass Mountain (Mono County, CA and Mineral County, NY) 1969

Box 1, Folder 4

Glass Mountain (Mono County, CA and Mineral County, NY) 1972-74

Box 1, Folder 5

Mariposa I (Project no. 9720-00317) 1978-1980

Box 1, Folder 6

Mariposa II. E1 Portal (Proj ect no. 9720-00317) 1980-87

Box 2

Certificate of appreciation from Geological Society of America (mounted on wooden board)