Jean Milton Berdan Papers,
1943-1993

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 01-029
Creators:
Berdan, Jean Milton
Dates:
1943-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers include USGS Examinations and Reports, project files, research notes, a small number photographs, and correspondence.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Jean Milton Berdan received her Ph.D. from Yale University in 1949. In 1942 she joined the Water Resource Division of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), working in New York State. In 1949 she became a member of the Paleontology and Stratigraphy Branch of the USGS where she spent the rest of her career, becoming a Scientist Emeritus in 1991. In the early 1960s she became a Research Associate of the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology. Her scientific research dealt with Ordovician, Silurian, and Devonian ostracodes and stratigraphy.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-029, Jean Milton Berdan Papers

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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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