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University of California, San Diego Mt. Soledad Radiocarbon Lab records
UA 017  
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The University of California, San Diego Mt. Soledad Radiocarbon Lab records document the daily operations of the University of California, San Diego Mt. Soledad Radiocarbon Lab. The records contain provenience information, correspondence, journal articles, research notes, logs and other material documenting the research activities of the UCSD Radiocarbon Lab. The bulk of the collection consists of lab notebooks, which contain data related to various aspects of the radiocarbon dating process.
The UCSD Mt. Soledad Radiocarbon Lab was founded by Professor Hans Seuss in 1956. The lab operated in the Department of Chemistry and Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1956-1990. Under Seuss' direction, the lab tested thousands of samples, many of them related to the oceanography research conducted by scientists at the Scripps Insitution.
6.25 linear feet (5 boxes)
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