Charles Deiss Media Materials 1928-1947

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Creator: Deiss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1903-1959
Title: Charles Deiss Media Materials
Collection No.: PC004
Dates: 1928-1947
Quantity:

Quantity: 5 card catalog drawers

Abstract: Charles Deiss was the chair of the Department of Geological Sciences and the Indiana State Geologist. Deiss is well-known for his work on Cambrian faunas and stratigraphy from western North America.
Language: Materials are in English
Repository: Paleontology Collection
Indiana University
1001 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-1405
Business Number: 812-856-3500
palcoll@indiana.edu
URL: https://palcoll.sitehost.iu.edu

Biographical Note

Charles Deiss was a paleontologist and geologist who was born in Kentucky and studied at Miami University of Ohio (BA, 1925). In 1946 he moved to Bloomington, Indiana to become chair of the Department of Geological Sciences and the Indiana State Geologist. Deiss was instrumental in establishing the IU Field Station near Whitehall Montana and he collected many fossils from the Paleozoic sections in that region. He is especially known for his work on Cambrian faunas and stratigraphy from western North America.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains of film sheet negatives, prints, mounted photographs, and slides related to his field of study, special interest and people.

Arrangement

The collection was arranged according to author's organization.

Restrictions

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], Charles Deiss Media Materials, 1928-1947, IU Paleontology Collection

Acquisition Information

Inherited from the author.

Processing Information

Processed by Wen Nie Ng

Completed in March 28, 2016

Collection Inventory

Series:

Media Materials , 1928-1947
box 1
Located in Drawer14 - 94 Geology slides, 87 negatives and prints , 1930-1947
box 1
Technical negatives of formations
box 1
Special interest and people
box 2
Located in Drawer11 - 780 Mounted photographs, 25 prints, catalog cards , 1928-1935
box 2
Locality prints, mounted photographs
box 2
Locality cards
box 3
Located in Drawer12 - 1,090 Mounted photographs, catalog cards , 1936-1941
box 3
Locality prints
box 4
Located in Drawer13 - 430 Photo prints, catalog cards , 1936-1941
box 4
Charles Deiss on muletrain in Montana
box 4
Locality prints
box 4
Locality cards