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Anderson, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1930-2009


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Anderson papers

Identifier: MSS 345
Abstract Richard "Doc" Anderson was born April 22, 1930, in Moline, Illinois. He graduated from Augustana College in 1952 after studying under Frytiof Fryxell and R.W. Edmund. He received his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1955 under the guidance of Leland Horberg, another Augustana alumnus. Anderson served on the faculty of Augustana from 1957 to 1996, where he profoundly influenced several generations of students and faculty members. Anderson was the first person to hold the Fritiof...
Dates: circa 1939-2009

Earth Interpreters collection

Identifier: MSS 73
Abstract Earth Interpreters: F. M. Fryxell, Geology, and Augustana was published by the Augustana College Library in 1992 as a tribute to Fritiof M. Fryxell, who began teaching at Augustana from 1923 to 1973 and was instrumental in establishing geology as an independent department in 1929. During his tenure at Augustana, Fryxell founded and curated the geology museum on campus, now called the Fryxell Geology Museum. The Earth Interpreters book is composed of 16...
Dates: 1987-1992

Carl Leland Horberg papers

Identifier: MSS 125
Abstract Carl Leland Horberg was a former geology professor at Augustana College. Horberg was born in Cambridge, Illinois, in 1910. He was the first student to graduate from the newly formed department of geology in 1932. He continued his education, receiving a doctorate from the University of Chicago, and also completed many important studies on the Mississippi Valley area. He returned to teach at Augustana College from 1935 until 1937, and later taught at the University of Illinois and the...
Dates: 1932-1955 and undated

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