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Guide to the Richard H. Jahns Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0306
    Creator: Jahns, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1915-1983
    Title: Richard H. Jahns papers
    Dates: circa 1916-1983
    Physical Description: 61.5 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and articles. The Jahns papers reflect the breadth of his research and teaching interests, from glacial deposits to seismic hazards. Also included are materials related to his public service and consulting activities with NASA, Atomic Energy Commission, the National Science Foundation, the Stanford University Committee on Earthquake Preparedness, University Committee on Land and Building Development, the California State Seismic Commission, and two field notebooks concerning the granite district of Milford, New Hampshire.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of the estate of Richard Jahns.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Richard H. Jahns Papers (SC0306). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Professor of Geology and Applied Sciences and Dean of the School of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, 1965-1983. Jahns came to Stanford following teaching positions at Cal Tech and Penn State, where he also served as Dean of the College of Mineral Industries. Jahns received many national awards and published over 100 monographs. He died in 1983.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and articles. The Jahns papers reflect the breadth of his research and teaching interests, from glacial deposits to seismic hazards. Also included are materials related to his public service and consulting activities with NASA, Atomic Energy Commission, the National Science Foundation, the Stanford University Committee on Earthquake Preparedness, University Committee on Land and Building Development, the California State Seismic Commission, and two field notebooks concerning the granite district of Milford, New Hampshire.

    Access Terms

    Jahns, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1915-1983
    Stanford University. Dept. of Geology--Faculty.
    Stanford University. School of Earth Sciences. Dean's Office.
    Earth Sciences.
    Earthquakes.
    Geology
    Milford (N. H.).