Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, 1850-2012


This collection has:

4.50 cubic ft.

The Department of Geology first appeared in the Catalogue of Tufts College for the 1892-1893 academic year. By the 1893-1894 academic year, the Department of Geology articulated a list of courses that comprised its curriculum. Professor Marshall was listed as being the head of the Department. For the 1902-1903 academic year, the Department of Geology articulated the following philosophy and mission statement, "The subjects offered in the department of Geology have a twofold object: to give an outline of the structure and history of the earth; and to give a training in the methods of observational science".

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