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.
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.
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