Guide to the Willard J. Classen Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Call Number: SCM0208
Creator: Classen, Willard J.
Title: Willard J. Classen papers
Dates: 1955-1991
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Phone: (650) 725-1022

Biographical/Historical note

Willard J. Classen earned his A.B. in geology at Stanford University in 1922.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a reprint of an article by Classen and Joseph J. Graham, "A Lower Eocene Foraminiferal Faunule from the Woodside Area, San Mateo County, California," 1955, with the original illustrations; a letter from Rixford K. Snyder talking about Greystone Quarry, the source of the sandstone used in building the first buildings at Stanford, 1991; and a short article by Classen on the Stanford University seal.

Access Terms

Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections
Snyder, Rixford K., (Rixford Kinney), 1908-

Collection Contents

Box 1