John Hower Papers, 1957-80 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/11/26
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of John Hower (1927- ), head of Geology Department, University of Illinois (ca. 1979-83), Pan American Research Laboratory (1955-57), assistant and associate professor of Geology, Montana State University (1957-69), professor of Geology, Case Western Reserve University (1969-76), Geochemistry Program Director, National Science Foundation (1976-79). Includes programs and abstracts of conferences (American Association of Petroleum Geologists, National Clay Conference, American Geophysical Union and Geological Society of America), geological maps, proposals for financial support, contract with Petrobas company, students' theses, articles by John B. Hayes and Hsueh-Wen Yeh, and Hower notes and articles concerning clay mineral petrology and mixed-layer clays, glauconite, dendraster, and illite polymorphism and formation.