Geological Society of America Election of 1921: Attack on Candidacy of Charles Schuchert for the Presidency

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Summary

Work discusses the 1921 Presidential elections for the Geological Society of America, and the petition, by Edward O. Ulrich (U.S. Geological Survey, 1897- 1932), to oppose presidential candidate Charles Schuchert (USGS, 1893-1894, USNM, 1894-1904). This petition was found in Ulrich's papers, which were deposited in the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Article also mentions various Smithsonian staff members, including Charles D. Walcott and Ray S. Bassler.

Subject

  • Ulrich, Edward Oscar
  • Schuchert, Charles 1858-1942
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Bassler, Ray S. (Ray Smith), b. 1878
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • United States National Museum
  • Geological Society of America

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Located in "Publications Using SI Archives Collections, A-Z." Smithsonian Institution Archives, File Room.

Contained within

Earth Sciences History Vol. 11, 2 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1992

Topic

  • Geology
  • Controversies
  • Paleontology

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