Herman L. Fairchild (1850-1943)

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Herman L. Fairchild (1850-1943) was a professor at University of Rochester, 1888-1921, an expert on glacial geology, and a founder of American Geological Society in 1888. This photo was taken at the 1924 British Association meeting, University of Toronto.


  • Fairchild, Herman L (Herman Le Roy) 1850-1943
  • American Geological Society
  • British Association for the Advancement of Science
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Toronto

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0521

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1924
  • August 1924

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0521]

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Gelatin silver prints

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