Papers of Algerian-born geologist André Rossfelder detail his varied professional and personal interests. Materials include
research and subject files, biographical information, photographs, maps, patents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and
film and audio 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, 4 map case folders and 4 films)
Original audiovisual recordings are restricted. Researchers must request user copies be produced.