Guide to the Harold Eugene Culver Papers 1910-1954
Cage 487

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Harold Eugene Culver Papers
ID
Cage 487
Date [inclusive]
1910-1954
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of: geologic survey notes of Whitman County, Washington, and of areas in the Midwestern United States and the Philippines.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Harold Eugene Culver, Papers, 1910-1954

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Harold Eugene Culver was born in 1883 at Vermillion, Dakota Territory. He received his Ph.B. in 1910 and his Ph.M. in 1911 at the University of Wisconsin, where he had studied with C.K. Leith and W.J. Mead. From 1912 to 1919, he was employed as a geologist with the Washington Geological Survey and a teacher at the University of Washington. He then became Head of the Coal Division of the Illinois Geological Survey. In 1923, he was awarded the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago, where he had worked with such luminaries as Salisbury, Chamberlin, and Johannsen.

In 1925, he moved to Pullman, WA, as Head of the Department of Geology, Washington State College and Supervisor (State Geologist) of the Washington Division of Mines and Geology. After retiring in 1950, he served for two years as Senior Advisor and Professor at the University of the Philippines. He died in 1970.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of: geologic survey notes of Whitman County, Washington, and of areas in the Midwestern United States and the Philippines.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Geological surveys -- Washington (State) -- Whitman County.
  • Geologists -- Archives.
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Science
  • Washington (State)

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