SLATER, George (1874-1956)

Scope and Content

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, [1925]-1949.

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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Custodial History

Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.

Related Material

Records of the Department of Geology (KG) and records relating to the University of London (UL), held at Imperial College.