Amadeus William Grabau (1870-1946)

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Dr. Amadeus William Grabau (1870-1946), Professor of Geology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and expert on sedimentary geology. This photograph was published in "Scientific Monthly" when he was awarded the Mary Clark Thompson Medal for his contributions to paleontology and geology. Grabau was affiliated then with the National University of Peking, China.


  • Grabau, Amadeus W (Amadeus William) 1870-1946
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • National University of Peking

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-2022

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  • Geology
  • Sedimentation and deposition
  • Paleontology


Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2022]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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