Jesse James Galloway Media Materials 1947-1959

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Creator: Galloway, J. J. (Jesse James), 1882-1962
Title: Jesse James Galloway Media Materials
Collection No.: PC002
Dates: 1947-1959

Quantity: 3 card catalog drawers


Quantity: 1 tray in locked cabinet

Abstract: Jesse James Galloway was a professor of Geology and Paleontology at IU from 1931-1953. Galloway’s collection consists of materials relating to foraminifera, stromatoporoids, and bryozoans.
Language: Materials are in English
Repository: Paleontology Collection
Indiana University
1001 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-1405
Business Number: 812-856-3500

Biographical Note

Galloway was a Hoosier paleontologist educated at Indiana University and is noted for having received the first PhD in Geology awarded there in 1913. Galloway studied with E.R. Cumings, first on the Indiana Ordovician sections of the Cincinnati Arch, notably the section exposed in the railway cutting at Tanners Creek, and later on strata from the rest of the state. Galloway was a pioneer in stratigraphic and industrial applications of micropaleontology and taught the first courses in micropaleontology and petroleum geology at IU.

Scope and Content Note

Maps, 1959, consists of Galloway's locality maps associated with The Stratigraphy and Paleontology of the Harrodsburg Limestone.

Other media materials, 1947-1956, undated, consists of prints and negatives for specimens and when Galloway was a petroleum consultant in Mexico.


The collection is organized into two series: maps and other media materials. All series are arranged according to author's organization.


Access Restrictions:

This collection is open for research. Advance notice required.

Usage Restrictions:

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator(s) or Collections Manager of the Paleontology Collection.

Indexed Terms

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Jesse James Galloway Media Materials, IU Paleontology Collection

Acquisition Information

Inherited from the author upon his retirement.

Processing Information

Processed by Wen Nie Ng

Completed in March 28, 2016

Collection Inventory


Maps , 1959
box 1
Located in Cabinet AB Tray5 - Locality Maps , 1959


Other media materials , 1956, undated
box 1
Located in Drawer5 - 79 prints of J.J Galloway as a petroleum consultant in Mexico , undated
box 2
Located in Drawer15 - 155 sheet film negatives and 140 prints , 1948-1956
box 2
Bryozoans film negatives and prints
box 2
Other specimen negatives and prints
box 3
Located in Drawer20 - 261 unique specimen and book prints sheet film negatives , 1950-1952
box 3
Bryzoans sheet film negatives and prints
box 3
Crinoids sheet film negatives and prints
box 3
Trilobites sheet film negatives and prints
box 3
Other specimen sheet film negatives and prints
box 3
Book print sheet film negatives