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Rossfelder (André M.) Papers
SMC 0112  
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Papers of Algerian-born geologist André Rossfelder detail his varied professional and personal interests. Materials include research and subject files, biographical information, photographs, patents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and film and sound recordings of the Cousteau Diving Saucer. Much of the collection is in French.
André Rossfelder was born in Algeria on May 26, 1925. He joined the French Resistance in 1941, and later served as an officer in the 1st French Paratroop Regiment. After the war, he completed his education, studying geology and chemical engineering at the University of Algiers, where he received both his undergraduate (1947) and doctoral degrees (1960).
4.5 Linear feet (3 cartons, 1 flat box, and 4 films)
Original audiovisual recordings are restricted. Listening/viewing copies may be available.