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Guide to the Richard H. Jahns Papers
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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.
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.
61.5 Linear feet
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