Papers of George Slater, [1922-1949], comprising notebooks, containing drawings, photographs, maps, expenses and letters; notes on Leighton Buzzard, 1922, journals of field trips to Rgen, Germany, 1926, Switzerland, 1926, notes of trips to the Rhone Glacier, 1927, Capetown, South Africa, 1929; notes on a book and Geoloogical papers, 1929; reprints of papers, photographs of model glaciers; correspondence, -1949.
SLATER, George (1874-1956)
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- Dates of Creation[1922-1949]
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born Sharow, Yorkshire, 1874; educated at St John's College, York and Royal College of Science (later Imperial College); teacher ( Assistant Master), Haltwhistle, Northumberland, 1895-1897; Ipswich, 1897-1918; Demonstrator and Assistant Lecturer in Geology, Imperial College, 1918-1939; Glaciologist to the Oxford University expedition to Spitsbergen, Norway, 1921; awarded the Murcheson Fund by the Geological Society, 1928; Foulerton Award of the Geologists' Association, 1950; died, 1956. Publications: include: Studies in Glacial Tectonics edited by A K Wells (Edward Stanford, London, 1927).
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