As part of the 100 days to 100 years: Branner Earth Sciences Library Celebration, we look at materials produced during the 100-year life of the Survey from 1895 to 1995. You can see these items on display in the Branner Library exhibit case on the 2nd floor of the Mitchell Earth Sciences Building.
The Stanford Geological Survey Exhibit at Branner Library
Friday, April 17 – Thursday, April 23
This exhibition highlights materials from the Stanford Geological Survey dating back to th 1890s, including a map from 1895 by R.B. Marshall covering all of the Stanford lands and out into the marshy Bay, Thomas Dibblee's field notebook from 1932 when he was still in high school, Mary Balch's report on the geology of the New Almaden quadrangle from 1929, the expense account ledger from 1937 showing the expenditures for the season, and much more.