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Finding Aid to the Clyde Wahrhaftig Papers
BANC MSS 98/77 c  
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Description
Correspondence, manuscripts, project files, and teaching materials of geologist Clyde Wahrhaftig.
Background
Clyde Wahrhaftig (1919-1994) was a geologist with the United States Department of the Interior and a professor of geology at the University of California, Berkeley. He was born and raised in Fresno, California and earned his B.A. from Caltech and his Ph.D. in geology from Harvard. He worked for the United States Geological Survey for his entire professional life and was the author of a number of geological guide books to Western cities, including San Francisco. Wahrhaftig's guidebooks are notable for, among other things, providing information about access to geological attractions by public transportation.
Extent
12 linear feet (9 cartons, 1 box, 3 oversize folders, and 1 tube)
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.