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Nathaniel Southgate Shaler Papers,1841-1906

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Nathaniel Southgate Shaler Papers




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Nathaniel Southgate Shaler Papers, 1841-1906, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


2.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Prominent geologist and scholar, served with the Kentucky Geological Survey, and as a professor at the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard University. Includes manuscript drafts for scientific and geological articles, book chapters, government reports, and lectures; several draft copies of his letters; and scientific notes. Card index in repository


  • Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926.
  • Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840.
  • Symmes, John Cleves, 1780-1829.
  • Geological surveys-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Geology-- Kentucky.
  • Rivers-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- Antiquities.
  • Kentucky-- Surveys.

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