David B. Slemmons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0701

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1951-1989

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unprocessed collection is open for research. Advanced notice is required; contact staff to schedule access. Materials must be used onsite. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law or special donor agreement.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

13 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by Eric Williams in March 2020.

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the David B. Slemmons Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
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