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Call Number:
(C:6/22/3)

Box 1-UMLD1
Box 2-UMLD1
Pkg 1-105,5
Pkg 2-105,6

Record Group: 6 C
Record Sub-Group: 53
Records Title: UMC; College of Arts and Science; Department of Geology; William Arthur Tarr Papers
Dates: 1908-1937
Volume: 2/3 cubic feet, 0.83 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

(A76-59)
This Record Sub-Group contains the personal and professional correspondence of William Arthur Tarr, a Professor of Geology at the University of Missouri. Also included in this collection are several professional photographs of Tarr, photographs of rock formations, and Tarr's colleagues.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into series. It is arranged by record type.

Note to Archivist: Two of Dr. Tarr's books originally found in this inventory ( Abraham Gottlob Werner's Letztes Mineral-System and William Hallowes Miller's A Treatise on Crystallography) have been moved to Special Collections in Ellis Library due to their unique nature.

Note to Researcher: Some of the records in this Sub-Group are restricted and cannot be made available to the public. See the restrictions note at the end of this page.

Inventory

Box 1

FF 1 - National Research Council: Committee on Sedimentation (contains incoming and outgoing correspondence concerning the National Research Council's Committee on Sedimentation of which Tarr was a member; photographs of Tarr taken in 1908, 1922, 1936), 1908-1936

FF 2 - National Research Council: Committee on Sedimentation, 1920-1928

FF 3 - Correspondence A-L (contains personal correspondence to and from Tarr), 1928-1935

FF 4 - Correspondence M-Z (contains personal correspondence to and from Tarr) 1928-1936

FF 5 - Correspondence (contains personal and professional correspondence to and from Tarr), 1910-1936

FF 6 - Scientific Correspondence A-C, 1910-1937

Box 2

FF 1 - Scientific Correspondence D-K, 1910-1937

FF 2 - Scientific Correspondence L-R, 1910-1936

FF 3 - Scientific Correspondence S-Z, 1910-1937

Item - Treatise on Sedimentation, by William H. Twenhofel

Item - Introduction to Geology, by E. B. Branson and W. A. Tarr

Package 1

Item 1 - 1 loose leaf notebook consisting of class lecture notes relating to Chemical Rock Weathering. These are handwritten by Dr. Tarr

Package 2

Item 2 - 1 bound book (both typed and handwritten) on Origin of the Southeastern Missouri Lead Deposits. This is a manuscript by Tarr dated July 10, 1936.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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