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Keeling (Charles David) Papers
SMC 0099  
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Description
Papers of Charles David Keeling (1928-2005), an environmental chemist, founder of the Scripps CO₂ Program, and professor emeritus at UC San Diego. Dr. Keeling was considered the world's leading authority on atmospheric greenhouse gases and climate science. The collection includes correspondence, writings and reports, teaching and lecture materials, and documentation and data from the Scripps CO₂ Program.
Background
Charles David Keeling (1928-2005) was born on April 20, 1928 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry in 1948, and completed his doctorate in Chemistry at Northwestern University under the supervision of Malcom Dole in 1954. After earning his PhD, Keeling accepted a postdoctoral fellowship in Geochemistry at California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
Extent
117.6 Linear feet (218 archives boxes, 2 card file boxes, 28 records cartons, 2 flat boxes, and 4 map case folders)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.