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Frederic H. Lahee papers, 1908-1971
- Lahee, Frederic H. (Frederic Henry), b. 1884.
- Frederic H. Lahee papers
- 1908-1971 (inclusive)19081971
- 4.5 cubic feet (10 boxes)
- Collection Number
University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
Lahee (1884-1968), a petroleum geologist, received his Ph. D. from Harvard in 1911. He taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology before joining Sun Oil Company, where he was chief geologist from 1920 to 1947 and geological counselor from 1947 to 1955. His book, "Field Geology," went through six editions between 1916 and 1961.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Collection contains files of correspondence, notes, drafts, illustrations, and proof sheets chiefly related to the fifth and sixth editions of "Field Geology" (1948-1961); 3 photograph albums; negatives; pamphlets and reprints; and 3 16 mm motion pictures of trips to Venezuela (1926) and Mexico City (1935).
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Venezuela and Mexico City -- film -- 16 mm.
There are no known other archival collections created by Frederic H. Lahee at the date of processing.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Petroleum -- Geology.
Form or Genre Terms
- Motion pictures.
- Photograph albums.