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TITLE:»ETHEL ROBERTA DOUGLASS (1899-1984)

 

PAPERS, 1919

1 item

 

 

 

 

 

ACQUISITION:

The »papers (donor no. 244) were donated by »the Coralville Public Library in 1994.

ACCESS:

The »papers are open for research.

COPYRIGHT:

»Copyright has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PHOTOGRAPHS:

In folder» 1.

PROCESSED BY:

Robert Jett

 

»Biography

            Begin text here:»Ethel Roberta Douglass was born on January 20, 1899 in West Branch, Iowa.  She attended the State University of Iowa (now the University of Iowa) and graduated on July 22, 1921 with a B.A. in geology.  Douglass attended a four-week field course offered by the University of Iowa and the University of Chicago during the summer session of 1919 near Baraboo, Wisconsin. She died October 14, 1984 in Coralville, Iowa.

 

 

 

Scope and Content Note

 

            Begin text here:The »Ethel Roberta Douglass papers consist of a report discussing the general geology of the Baraboo District in Wisconsin written by Douglass in 1919 based upon the observations she made during the field course.  Appended to the report are five United States Geological Survey topographical maps of the Baraboo, Briggsville, The Dells, and Denzier quadrangles in Wisconsin annotated by Douglass for her report.  There are fifty black and white photographs contained in the report, most of geological formations, but some of Douglass and the others who attended the field course.

 

 

 

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»"A Report on the Geological Study of The Baraboo District, 1919" by Ethel Roberta Douglass, 1919.