David B. Slemmons Papers
Identifier: AC 0701
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David Burton "Burt" Slemmons, Ph.D., Professor, Nevada State Seismological Research Laboratory and Center for Neotectonic Studies, faculty papers. Work of long-time UNR faculty member (38 years), professor emeritus, founder of seismological lab and center for neotectonic studies, who conducted research into earthquake geology. Includes research materials, biographical information, copies of CV, photographs, correspondence, scholarly article reprints, conference proceedings, professional association information.
- Slemmons, David R. (Creator, Person)
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Dr. Burt Slemmons (1922-2017), retired from UNR in 1989 after 38 years (1951-1989) of teaching and conducting research in earthquake geology and engineering. During that time he established both the State Seismological Research Laboratory and the Center for Neotectonic Studies. He completed a B.S. in Economic Geology in 1947; and received a Ph.D. in Geology in 1953, from the University of California Berkeley.
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David B. Slemmons (1922-2017) was a professor in the Nevada State Seismological Research Laboratory and Center for Neotectonic Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection includes research materials, biographical information, copies of CV, photographs, correspondence, scholarly article reprints, conference proceedings, professional association information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred by Eric Williams in March 2020.
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