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Carroll Fenton Lane Science Series radio program lectures

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 20/5F/1328
Carroll Lane Fenton (1900-1969) authored and illustrated several books on paleontology and geology. In 1930, he recorded a series of lectures for local radio station WGR: Relics of Early Life; How Rocks are Formed; The Crust of the Earth; Mineral Deposits; and Climates of the Past

This collections consists of typescripts and one handwritten manuscript of these lectures.

Dates

  • 1930

Creator

Terms of Access and Use

The Carroll Fenton Lane Science Series radio program lectures are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and University Archives before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Set of 5 lectures by Dr. Carroll Lane Fenton of the University of Buffalo given in 1930 on WGR radio in Buffalo, New York.

Historical Note

Carroll Lane Fenton (1900-1969) authored and illustrated several books on paleontology and geology. A critic of creationism, Fenton taught at the University of Buffalo from 1930-1931. In 1930, he recorded a series of lectures for local radio station WGR:

Relics of Early Life, January 3, 1930 How Rocks are Formed The Crust of the Earth Mineral Deposits Climates of the Past

Arrangement

Chronological.

Acquisition Information

The Carroll Fenton Lane Science Series radio program lectures were transferred to University Archives by the Department of Geology on March 23, 1982 as accession 82-026.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Vilz, July 2018; finding aid encoded by Amy Vilz, July 2018.

Source

Creator

Title
Finding Aid for the Carroll Fenton Lane Science Series radio program lectures
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Amy Vilz.
Date
20 July 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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