Fonds BC1279 - Eric Simpson Papers

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ZA UCT BC1279

Title

Eric Simpson Papers

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  • 1940-1955 (Creation)

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Biographical history

Dr Eric Simpson. Professor of Geology, later Head of Dept of Oceanography at the University of Cape Town.

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1. Folder of Simpson’s student papers on geology
2. Book of photographs taken by Simpson (Dundee, 1946; Ecca shales, Frere, 1946; Stanford, 1946; Beaufort West, 1946; Indumeni, Dundee, 1947; Game Pass, Drakensberg, 1947; Dolerite weathering, Impati Reservoir, Dundee, 1947; Okonjeje, Nov-Dec 1949; Brandberg, Jan 1953; Honerub, 1953; Paresis, 1953; Kalkfeld Eisenberg, 1953; Windhoek – Vioolsdrif.
3. Notebook: Potgietersrus/ Steelpoort/ Marble Hall, Jul 1955
4. Folder of papers re field trip to Marble Hall, Potgietersrus and Steelpoort

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No restrictions apply

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  • English

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2013

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  • English

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