Ken Hamblin photographs, circa 1980s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Hamblin, W. Kenneth (William Kenneth), 1928-2009
Ken Hamblin photographs
circa 1980s (inclusive)
Photographic transparencies and slides (1 box)
Collection Number
Transparencies and slides of geological features and glaciers by William Kenneth Hamblin
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

William Kenneth Hamblin (May 22, 1928-2009) was born on a small ranch in Lyman, Wyoming. He attended Brigham Young University on an athletic scholarship and became known as "Golden-Toe Hamblin." He earned his PhD in geology at the University of Michigan in 1957 and then taught at the University of Kansas, the University of Georgia, and then at Brigham Young University for thirty years. He wrote a number of geology textbooks. He spent over 30 years studying the tectonic geomorphology of the Colorado Palteau and Grand Canyon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs by William Kenneth (Ken) Hamblin of geological features and glaciers in the US and around the world. The photographs are mainly transparencies and slides and are arranged by geologic features: Glacial, Sedimentary, Igneous, Volcanic.

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Glacial landforms--Photographs
  • Igneous rocks--Photographs
  • Landscapes--Photographs
  • Sedimentary structures--Photographs
  • Volcanic fields--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Hamblin, W. Kenneth (William Kenneth), 1928-2009--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Slides (photographs)
  • Transparencies

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)