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Louis L. Ray expedition notebooks, 1931

 Sub-Series — Box: 26.1

Scope and Contents

Louis Lamy Ray (1909-1975) attended Washington University and recieved his A.B. and M.S. from the school. As part of his master's program he assisted C. K. Wentworth in Circle City Alaska studying river-ice and glaciers. He study glacial geology in the Rocky Mountans and the Midwest eventually receiving an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard and worked for the U.S. Geological Survey outside of Washignton D.C. This collection consists of four expedition notebooks from his expedition to Alaska with C.K. Wentworth in 1931.

This series has been digitized and is available on the Universtiy of Colorado Digital Library (CUDL).


  • Creation: 1931

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.42 linear feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

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