Professor of Geophysics Don Lynn Anderson was Director of Caltech's Seismological
Laboratory from 1967 through 1989. In that position, he succeeded two front rank
geophysicists, Beno Gutenberg and Frank Press. The Seismo Lab was founded in Pasadena in
1927 by the Carnegie Institution of Washington; its administration was taken over by
Caltech some years later, in 1937.
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