Seismology Program Records, 1932-2001

(Bulk 1947-1965)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carnegie Institution of Washington

Department of Terrestrial Archives

Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finding aid written by:

Ann Mulfort

February, 2005

 

 


Seismology Program Records, 1932-2001 (Bulk 1947-1965)

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

 

Page

Introduction

1

Administrative History

1

Scope and Contents Note

3

Folder Listing

6

Subject Terms

15

Bibliography

15

 


Seismology Program Records, 1932-2001

(Bulk 1947-1965)

DTM-2005-02

 

Introduction

Abstract: This collection contains the records of the Seismology Program of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM) at the Carnegie Institution of Washington (CIW), begun in 1946. It includes experiments in explosion seismology as well as studies of natural seismic events. Collaboration between various groups, including the Geophysical Laboratory of CIW and the US Department of the Navy, is demonstrated in the records.

 

Extent: 20.5 linear feet; 2 oversize records center cartons, 10 records center cartons, 4 document boxes, 1 half document box, 4 flat boxes, 4 shoeboxes, 4 film boxes, 1 map case drawer.

Acquisition: The records have been in the possession of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM) since their creation.

 

Access Restrictions: There are no access restrictions to this collection.

 

Copyright: Copyright is held by the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington. For permission to reproduce or publish please contact the archivist at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism.

 

Preferred Citation: Seismology Program Records, 1932-2001, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C.

 

Processing: This collection was processed by Ann Mulfort in February 2005 through the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

 

Administrative History

The seismology program of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM) at the Carnegie Institution of Washington (CIW) began in 1946. After the conclusion of World War II, the newly appointed director of DTM, Dr. Merle A. Tuve, became aware of surplus explosives soon to be destroyed by the US Department of the Navy. Tuve was inspired by colleague and then Director of the Geophysical Laboratory of CIW, Dr. Leason H. Adams, who previously proposed setting off explosives to study the Earth�s interior after World War I. Indeed, Adams witnessed a seismic experimental explosion by the Navy at Pocatello, Idaho in 1945. Tuve marshaled his network of WWII colleagues to request explosives in an effort to study the discontinuity between the earth�s crust and its mantle, known as the Mohorovičić or Moho. By strategically placing high explosives in mines, quarries and other areas, much could be learned which might answer questions about Earth�s properties and deadly phenomena: earthquakes and volcanoes.

 

Because of Tuve�s work with Dr. Howard E. Tatel on CIW�s proximity-fuze project during WWII, Tatel was hired to work with Tuve on the seismology program, among other programs. The first explosion shots were fired in New Mexico in 1946. The distance from Carnegie�s campus in Washington, DC quickly became a liability in continuing studies at that location. Therefore, closer sites were sought and utilized. Explosions were set off in the Patuxent River, Solomon�s Island, Chesapeake Bay, as well as many quarries on the eastern coast of the US. The need for closer proximity to Washington also coincided with explosion work being done by the Tennessee Valley Authority as they created dams for their hydropower program.

 

Tatel was appointed chairman of DTM�s Earth�s Crust Section in 1948, and DTM�s seismology program was well underway. The program broadened its reach, and other areas of the western hemisphere were studied: California in 1949; the Mesabi Range of Minnesota in 1951; Puget Sound of Washington (state) also in 1951 (in collaboration with the Geophysical Laboratory of CIW); Arizona, New Mexico and Utah in 1954; Alaska and Yukon Territory in 1955. The Colorado Plateau study of 1954 yielded one of Carnegie�s most important early seismic contributions to the scientific community: the thin crust of the Earth measures 28-34 km. Tuve and Tatel presented their results at a Columbia University symposium in October 1954.

 

In celebration of the International Geophysical Year (IGY) of 1957-1958, Tuve, Tatel, Dr. L. Thomas Aldrich, John W. Firor, and E. T. Ecklund set out on an Andean expedition, studying open-pit copper mine explosions in Peru and Chile. The network of stations that were established during IGY to record seismic experiments allowed them to later return to study natural earthquakes. This expedition required much planning and structure and it was the first time DTM received funds from the National Science Foundation for field work.

 

Extensive expeditions continued; in 1959 and 1960, expeditions were completed in Montana and Wyoming. In 1961, seismic shots were set off the coast of Maine, and in 1963, DTM organized a large expedition to Lake Superior. Fourteen groups from five nations participated in this study. In 1965, DTM returned to Lake Superior to conduct time-term analysis. Also in 1965, DTM was involved with the East Coast Onshore-Offshore Experiment (ECOOE), headed by Dr. Anton Hales of the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest. Dr. David E. James of the DTM worked extensively on this project.

 

By the mid-sixties, it was thought that explosion seismology had yielded as much information as was possible, so the program broadened its scope to study natural earthquakes. Because of the network of stations established in the Andes during IGY, DTM personnel were able to study an area well known for active earthquake activity. Many South American scientists joined in their work: Dr. Anibal Rodrguez of Peru; Dr. Reynaldo Salguerio and Father Ramn Cabre of Bolivia; and Dr. Germn Frick and Father Germn Saa of Chile. Tuve felt that these scientists might benefit from additional information sharing, so he organized a two month Carnegie Andes Program Intensive Seminar on Local and Regional Earthquakes in 1963. Project Nario was conducted in 1973 in southwestern Colombia, but little new was discovered. An expedition to Peru was completed in 1976.

 

An active seismology program continues at DTM today.  Recent emphasis on large, portable arrays of seismometers has taken DTM personnel to various parts of the world: Japan, South Africa and Hawaii.

 

 

 

Scope and Content

This collection consists of records from over 35 years of seismological investigations at DTM. It includes correspondence, photographs, equipment designs, maps, index cards, seismic shot traces and logs in numerous formats (oversize, rolled, flat and mounted), field notebooks, 16mm and 35mm film and filmstrips, magnetic audio tapes and a CD-ROM. Although the program began in 1946, the maps used for many of the explorations predate the inception of the program. The materials document the use of explosives in generating seismic waves to study the structure of the Earth�s crust, as well as the study of natural earthquakes. Carnegie�s work in sharing information with the scientific community is also contained in this collection through the two month intensive seminar conducted in 1963.

 

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in five series and four subseries.

            Series 1. General, 1946-1962, 1970-1972, n.d.

            Series 2. Western North America, 1932-1965, n.d.

Series 3. Central North America, 1948-1951, 1956-1968, n.d.

            Series 4. Eastern North America, 1948-1950, 1952-1966, n.d.

Series 4, Subseries 1: General Eastern North America, 1948-1950, 1952-1966, n.d

Series 4, Subseries 2: ECOOE [East Coast On-shore Off-shore Experiment], 1965

            Series 5, South America, 1932-1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1976-1977, 1982, 2001, n.d.

Series 5, Subseries 1: General South America, 1932-1966, 1968, 1970, 1973,

1976-1977, 1982, 2001, n.d.

Series 5, Subseries 2: Andes Program Intensive Seminar, 1962-1963

Some materials in this collection contain more than one geographic location (e.g. field notebooks that include experiments in Western, Central and Eastern North America). When this occurs, such materials are listed in the General Series.

 

The director of DTM, Dr. Merle A. Tuve, was the driving force behind this program, and his files provide a good introduction and overview for the entire collection. Therefore, his files are listed first in each applicable series. They are maintained in the order used by Tuve, which are roughly in date order. The remaining files are listed alphabetically. After the files, the additional formats are listed in the following sequence, as applicable: Maps, index card system, scientific data (seismic shot traces and log books), field notebooks, film, audio tapes, and CD-ROM.

 

Series 1: General, 1946-1962, 1970-1972, n.d.

This series contains correspondence, equipment drawings and designs, photographs, notes, an index card system which provides a key to the shot traces coding, seismic shot traces, field notebooks, and 16mm and 35mm film. The 16 mm films provide very early visual details of seismic recording instrumentation and the scientists who performed the studies. Of note in this series are the earliest shot traces recorded by DTM, from 1946-1948. Shots were set off in New Mexico and in various locations of the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay. Some of these traces were mounted for purposes of photographing onto 35mm film.

 

Series 2: Western North America, 1932-1965, n.d.

This series contains correspondence, drawings and designs of equipment, photographs, notes, maps, an index card system which provides a key to the shot traces coding, seismic shot traces, field notebooks, 35 mm filmstrips, and 16mm film. The 16mm film documents scientists annotating seismograms, planting seismic shots and other work associated with conducting the experiments. The two largest activities in this series include the expeditions to California in 1949 and Alaska and Yukon Territory in 1955. The extensive planning involved in such an expedition is well documented in the Alaska and Yukon Territory materials. There are also materials which document the collaboration with Carnegie�s Geophysical Laboratory during the summer of 1951.

 

Series 3: Central North America, 1948-1951, 1956-1968, n.d.

This series contains correspondence, equipment drawings and designs, photographs, notes, maps, an index card system which provides a key to the shot traces coding, seismic shot traces, and field notebooks. The two largest endeavors found in this series include the Mesabi Range (Minnesota) experiments in 1951 and the Lake Superior expedition in 1963, which involved the cooperation of fourteen groups from five nations.

Series 4: Eastern North America, 1948-1950, 1952-1966, n.d.

This series includes correspondence, data sheets, measurements, drawings, maps, seismic shot traces, shot logs, and field notebooks. These materials document DTM�s cooperation with many institutions to further their study of seismology. The series is arranged in two subseries.

 

Series 4, Subseries 1: General Eastern North America, 1948-1950, 1952-1966, n.d.

Much of DTM�s early explosion seismological work was conducted in the vicinity of the Patuxent River and various quarries along the Eastern Seaboard. In addition, seismic shots conducted by the Tennessee Valley Authority are found in this subseries.

 

Series 4, Subseries 2: ECOOE [East Coast On-shore Off-shore Experiment], 1965

This experiment was organized by Dr. Anton Hales of the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest and is richly detailed in this subseries. Many of the 100 seismic shots conducted throughout this experiment are found in the logs and traces (including those of the US Geological Survey). The seismic shot traces are in many formats: short rolled, oversize rolled, folded, and mounted. Many of the traces contain dates and a numbering system with the names of the stations where the data was recorded. Such station names include Delta, Sometimes, Tasman, Upstart, Wayout, Xeck, Yoke, and Zulu.

 

Series 5: South America, 1932-1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1976-1977, 1982, 2001, n.d.

This series, arranged in two subseries, includes correspondence, notes, photographs, charts, drawings and designs, instructions, maps, field notebooks and audio magnetic tapes and a CD-ROM. DTM�s progression from studying explosion seismology to natural earthquakes is chronicled.

 

Series 5, Subseries 1: General South America, 1932-1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1976-1977, 1982, 2001, n.d.

This subseries contains the bulk of Tuve�s files. The extensive planning for the Andean expedition undertaken in celebration of the International Geophysical Year (IGY) of 1957-1958 is well documented. A reasonable progression from studying explosion seismology to natural earthquakes led DTM scientists back to the seismically-rich region of the Andes Mountains. Networks of seismic recording stations had been set up during the celebration of IGY; therefore, those networks were utilized to perform further studies. The CD-ROM provides a photographic record of DTM�s expedition to Peru in 1976.

 

Series 5, Subseries 2: Andes Program Intensive Seminar, 1962-1963

In order to enhance the skills of South American scientists in studying natural earthquakes, DTM presented a two-month seminar in 1963 entitled: Carnegie Andes Program: Intensive Seminar; Local and Regional Earthquakes. This subseries includes correspondence, notes, program materials, notebooks, and ¼� open reel audio tapes, recording the daily lectures of this program. Lecturers on the tapes include L.T. Aldrich, R.J. Brazee, Fr. Cabre, Fr. Fernandez, A. Hales, S. Hart, E. Herrin, L. Knopoff, C. Lomnitz, L. Murphy, O. Nuttli, J. Oliver, A. Rodrguez, Fr. Saa, I.S. Sacks, R. Salguiero, T.J. Smith, Fr. William Stander, J.S. Steinhart, R. Sumner, Z. Suzuki, Tuve, and F.S. Volponi. The materials also include a detailed daily description of topics discussed.

 

Folder Listing

SB = Small Box; NB = Notebook

 

Box

Folder

Series 1: General, 1946-1962, 1970-1972, n.d.

 

 

Files

 

 

[Tuve] Explosion Seis � Europe, 1954-1959, n.d.

3

1

[Tuve] Hales at DTM, 1957, 1960-1961

 

2

[Tuve] Seismic General, 1958-1959 [1 of 2]

 

3

[Tuve] Seismic General, 1958-1959 [2 of 2]

 

4

[Tuve] Seismic General, 1959-1960

 

5

[Tuve] Seismic Monograph and Mss., 1957-1958, 1960

 

6

[Tuve] Quake Records, Design, etc., USA, 1958-1962

 

7

[Tuve] Asada, 1957-1960, n.d.

 

8

[Tuve] Seismic Mss., 1958, n.d.

 

9

[Tuve�s Description of Seismic Exploration], 1951

 

10

[Equipment Drawings] Folder A, Early, 1947

 

11

[List of Explosives], 1947-1955

 

12

[Minnesota, Ontario, and Washington, Summer], 1951

 

13

[Minnesota and Washington: Scherer, Sumner], 1951

 

14

Seismic Distances, [Kemper], 1949-1950

 

15

Seismic Notes, Instrument Calibrations, 1947-1948

 

16

Symposium: Plate Tectonics and the Evolution of Continents, 1970-1972

 

17

[Symposium: Plate Tectonics] Conference Summary, 1972

 

18

 

 

 

Index Cards

 

 

[Early Experiments Index Cards], 1947-1953

22

 

 

 

 

Scientific Data

 

 

[Early Shot Traces] New Mexico, Sept. 1946

17

1

[Early Shot Traces] Oct. 10, 1946

 

2

[Early Shot Traces] Oct. 12, 1946

 

3

[Early Shot Traces] Oct/Nov, 1946

 

4

[Early Shot Traces: Extra Slow Amp], Oct/Nov, 1946

 

5

[Early Shot Traces] Nov. 11, 1946

 

6

[Early Shot Traces] Nov. 29, 1946

 

7

[Early Shot Traces] Dec. 1-5, 1946

 

8

[Early Shot Traces] Dec. 7, 1946

 

9

[Early Shot Traces] Dec. 20, 1946

 

10

[Early Shot Traces] Dec. 24 & 25, 1946

14

1

[Early Shot Traces] Dec. 27, 1946

 

2

[Early Shot Traces] Dec. 27-28, 1946

 

3

[Early Shot Traces] Dec. 28, 1946

 

4

[Early Shot Traces] Jan. 1, 1947

 

5

[Early Shot Traces], First Solomon�s Shot, Jan. 9, 1947

 

6

[Early Shot Traces] Jan. 15, 1947

 

7

[Early Shot Traces] Jan. 17, Feb. 13 & 17, 1947

 

8

[Early Shot Traces] Feb. 14, 1947

 

9

[Early Shot Traces] Apr. 28, 1947

 

10

[Early Shot Traces] Mar. 19, 1948

 

11

[Early Shot Traces] Oct. 25, 1948

 

12

Seis 1 Shot Traces, 1946-1947

19

1

Seis 2 Shot Traces, 1948

 

2

[Multiple Mounted Shot Traces], 1949-1960

1

 

Seismic Recordings; DTM-Geophysical [Laboratory] Summer, 1951 [1 of 2: small box]

1

SB1

Seismic Recordings; DTM-Geophysical [Laboratory] Summer, 1951 [2 of 2: small box]

 

SB2

 

 

 

Field Notebooks

 

 

Seismic Log No. 1 [Notebook], 1947-1949

15

NB1

Seismic Log No. 2 [Notebook], 1949

 

NB2

Seismic Log No. 3 [Notebook], 1949-1953

 

NB3

Seismic Shot Position Times [Notebook], 1950-1954

 

NB4

P.J. Hart [Notebook], 1953

 

NB5

 

 

 

Film

 

 

35mm film of shot traces, 1946-1950s

26

 

[16 mm film:] Quarry Shot, 8 Dec. 1948

27

 

[16 mm film:] Shots 2 & 3 July 23, 1953

28

 

 

 

 

Series 2: Western North America, 1932-1965, n.d.

 

 

Files

 

 

Tuve New Mexico [Notebook], 1948

1

1

[Tuve] Alaska Expedition, 1953-1955

3

19

[Tuve] Arizona-New Mexico Seismic Trip, 1953-1954

 

20

[Tuve Yukon Alaska], 1954-1955

 

21

[Tuve: St. Amand/S Naval Ordnance Test Station], 1956-1963

 

22

[Tuve] Wyoming, 1959-1960

 

23

[Tuve] Next Expedition USA: Montana-Arizona, 1959-1960

 

24

[Tuve] Mono Lake [CA], 1959

 

25

 

 

 

[Tuve] Quake Recorders; New Mexico Arizona, 1956-1957, 1959-1960, n.d.

 

26

California Notes, 1949, n.d.

 

27

California: Santa Cruz, 1949-1950, n.d.

21

1

[Canada/Alaska Table Comparisons], 1955

3

28

[Canadian Bench Mark Descriptions], 1956

1

2

[Montana/Wyoming Synopsis], ca. 1959

3

29

Seymour Narrows [BC] Shot, 1958

 

30

Yukon Territory and Alaska, 1955-1957, n.d.

21

2

 

 

 

Maps

 

 

Alaskan Maps, 1937-1956

Map Drawer 13

3

Californian Maps, 1932-1949

4

Canadian Maps, 1934-1955

5

 

 

 

Index Cards

 

 

[Southwestern US Index Cards], 1954-1955

22

 

 

 

 

Scientific Data

 

 

Seymour Narrows [BC] Shot Traces, 1958 [small box]

1

SB3

Denver Shot Trace, 1949

23

Roll 1

[Mounted Alaska Shot Traces: Multiple], 1955

20

 

[Mounted California Shot Traces: Multiple], 1949

20

 

[Rolled Alaskan Shot Traces: Multiple], 1954-1955

25

 

Tucson Shot Trace, 1949

23

Roll 2

 

 

 

Field Notebooks

 

 

Doak Montana [Notebook], 1959

15

NB6

P.A. Johnson Montana [Notebook], 1959

 

NB7

Doak AZ/NM [Notebook], 1954

16

NB1

Ecks [Ecklund] AZ/NM [Notebook], 1954

 

NB2

Johnson AZ/NM [Notebook], 1954

 

NB3

Tatel AZ/NM [Notebook], 1954

 

NB4

Tuve AZ/NM [Notebook], 1954

 

NB5

T.W. Tuve AZ/NM [Notebook], 1954

 

NB6

Eck [Ecklund Yukon BC/Alaska Notebook], 1955

 

NB7

Paul Johnson [Yukon BC/Alaska Notebook], 1955

 

NB8

R.B. Roberts [Yukon BC/Alaska Notebook], 1955

 

NB9

Tatel [Yukon BC/Alaska Notebook], 1955

 

NB10

Tuve [Yukon BC/Alaska Notebook], 1955

 

NB11

T.W. Tuve [Yukon BC/Alaska Notebook], 1955

 

NB12

Bolton, Gronquist, Asada: Montana [Notebook], 1960

 

NB13

Paul A. Johnson: Montana [Notebook], 1960 [1 of 2]

 

NB14

Paul A. Johnson: Montana [Notebook], 1960 [2 of 2]

 

NB15

Poe: Montana [Notebook], 1960

 

NB16

 

 

 

Film

 

 

35mm film strips (quantity: 31): Shot Traces, 1954-1956

26

 

[16 mm color film:] Alaska, ca. 1955

29

 

 

 

 

Series 3: Central North America, 1948-1951, 1956-1968, n.d.

 

 

Files

 

 

Lake Superior: AFTAC [Air Force Technical Applications Center], 1963-1964

3

31

Lake Superior: Coast Guard, 1962-1968

 

32

Lake Superior Correspondence, 1956-1963

 

33

[Lake Superior Expedition Notebook], 1963

 

34

Lake Superior Gauge of Interest, 1962-1963

 

35

Lake Superior Heat Flow Experiment, 1965-1966

 

36

Lake Superior Paper, 1965-1966

 

37

Lake Superior Photos: USCGS Woodrush, 1963

 

38

Lake Superior Seismic Data, 1963-1964, 1966

 

39

Lake Superior Shot Times, 1963

 

40

 

 

 

Maps

 

 

[Lake Superior Expedition Maps], 1950, 1963, n.d.

1

3

 

 

 

Index Cards

 

 

[MN/WI Index Cards], 1951

22

 

 

 

 

Scientific Data

 

 

Camp Ripley, MN Shot Trace, 1948

23

Roll 3

Camp Ripley, MN Shot Trace, 1949

 

Roll 4

St. Louis Record Shot Trace, 1949

 

Roll 5

Rapid City, [SD] Shot Trace, n.d.

 

Roll 6

Lake Superior Hydrophone Data, 1963

21

3

 

 

 

Field Notebooks

 

 

[Lake Superior] Playback Record [Notebook], 1963-1964

15

NB8

 

 

 

Series 4: Eastern North America, 1948-1950, 1952-1966, n.d.

 

 

Series 4, Subseries 1: General Eastern North America, 1948-1949, 1950, 1952-1966, n.d

Files

 

 

[Tuve] Hales Expts [Experiments?], etc. MD-VA, 1960

4

1

Tuve to Maine, 1961

 

2

[Tuve] VA/MD/PA, 1960

 

3

[Tuve] Earthquake Network; Transistor Drums: MD-VA, 1958, n.d.

 

4

Maine Basic, 1965, n.d.

 

5

[Maine Data], 1961-1964

1

4

Maine Project, 1956-1962, n.d.

4

6

 

 

 

Maps

 

 

Maine Seismic Expedition [Map], Summer, 1951

21

4

[Potomac River Shot Locations Maps], 1956

 

5

 

 

 

Scientific Data

 

 

Cedarville [Shot Traces], 26 Apr 1950

19

3

[MD Shot Trace],1950

23

Roll 7

[MD Shot Trace], 1953

 

Roll 8

[Olney, MD Shot Trace], 1951

 

Roll 9

Patuxent River Shot Records, 1948-1949

4

7

Poolesville [Shot Traces], 11 Apr 1950

19

4

Poolesville [Shot Traces], 13 Apr 1950

 

5

Poolesville [Shot Traces], 19 Apr 1950

 

6

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent May 20 1953, 11:30 EST]

1

5

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent May 20 1953, 12:00 EST]

 

6

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent May 20 1953, 14:15 Shot, �SS� or �R�]

 

7

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent May 20 1953, 2:30]

 

8

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Jun 3 1953, 11:00, 12:00 Shot I, Bucklodge]

 

9

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Jun 3, 1953, 12:45, 11:54, Shot II]

 

10

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Jun 3, 1953, 1:45, 12:45, Shot III]

 

11

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Jun 3, 1953, 2:30, 1:30, Shot IV]

 

12

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Jun 5, 1953]

 

13

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Jun 5, 1953, 14:15 Shot]

 

14

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Jul 24 1953, Battista Quarry]

 

15

[Strain Seismo: Patuxent Sep 21 1953]

 

16

 

 

 

Field Notebooks

 

 

[Maine Data: Asada Notebook], 1961

4

8

 

 

 

Series 4, Subseries 2: ECOOE [East Coast On-shore Off-shore Experiment], 1965

Files

 

 

ECOOE C. Little Farm Data, 1965

4

9

ECOOE [Instructions and Notes], 1965

 

10

ECOOE Shot List, [1965]

 

11

[ECOOE Shot Location Notes], 1965

 

12

ECOOE USGS Index, 1966

 

13

ECOOE USGS Pick Information, 1965-1966

 

14

 

 

 

Scientific Data

 

 

ECOOE Shot Log: Sometimes, 1965

 

15

ECOOE Shot Log: Suva, 1965

 

16

ECOOE Shot Log: Tasman, 1965

 

17

ECOOE Shot Log: Virginia, 1965

 

18

ECOOE Shot Log: Wayout, 1965

 

19

ECOOE Shot Log: Xecks Delta, 1965

 

20

ECOOE Shot Log: Yoke, 1965

 

21

ECOOE Shot Log: Zulu, 1965

 

22

ECOOE Shot Traces: C.L. Farm, 1965 [numbered 102-356]

7

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Delta, 1965 [multiple flat traces]

8

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Sometimes, 1965 [multiple flat traces]

8

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Tasman, 1965 [multiple flat traces]

10

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Unidentified, 1965 [multiple flat traces]

10

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Unidentified, 1965 [6 small rolled traces]

8

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Unidentified, 1965 [15 oversize rolled traces with numbering scheme]

2

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, unnumbered, 1965

9

1

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 101-106, 1965

 

2

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 107-111, 1965

 

3

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 113-118, 1965

 

4

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 119-125, 1965

 

5

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 126-128, 1965

 

6

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 132-139, 1965

 

7

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 140-147, 1965

 

8

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 149-151, 1965

 

9

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 309-316, 1965

 

10

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 320, 1965

 

11

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 322-326, 1965

 

12

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 327-330, 1965

 

13

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 331-337, 1965

 

14

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 338-343, 1965

 

15

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 344-349, 1965

 

16

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 351-355, 1965

 

17

ECOOE Shot Traces: Upstart, 601-602, 1965

 

18

ECOOE Shot Traces: USGS, 1965 [27 rolled traces]

11

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, unnumbered, 1965

9

19

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 005-101, 1965

 

20

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 011-019, 1965

 

21

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 020-027, 1965

 

22

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 101-106, 1965

 

23

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 107-111, 1965

 

24

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 113-118, 1965

 

25

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 119-125, 1965

 

26

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 132-139, 1965

 

27

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 140-147, 1965

13

1

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 149-151, 1965

 

2

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 303-308; 603-606, 1965

 

3

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 309-316; 607-608, 1965

 

4

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 320, 1965

 

5

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 322-326, 1965

 

6

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 327-330, 1965

 

7

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 331-337, 1965

 

8

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 338-343, 1965

 

9

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 344-349, 1965

 

10

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 350-356, 1965

 

11

ECOOE Shot Traces: Wayout, 601-602, 1965

 

12

ECOOE Shot Traces: Xeck, 1965 [multiple flat traces]

8

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Yoke, 1965 [multiple flat traces]

10

 

ECOOE Shot Traces: Zulu, 1965 [multiple flat traces]

8

 

 

 

 

Series 5: South America, 1932-1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1976-1977, 1982, 2001, n.d.

Series 5, Subseries 1: General South America, 1932-1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1976-1977, 1982, 2001, n.d.

Files

 

 

[Tuve] IGY-Chile & Peru, 1956-1958

4

23

[Tuve] Andes Trip, 1956-1957

 

24

[Tuve] Chile, 1956-1958

 

25

[Tuve] South America Seismic, 1959-1960

 

26

[Tuve] South America Seismic; To all stations: General, 1951-1958, 1960-1961

 

27

[Tuve] Yasky-Chile Quake, 1958-1960

 

28

[Tuve] Lomnitz; Santiago, Chile, 1959-1960

 

29

[Tuve] Trip to Peru-Bolivia Notes, 1958, 1961

 

30

[Tuve] Salguiero-Bolivia Quake, 1959-1960

 

31

[Tuve] Rodriguez-Peru Quakes, 1959-1960

 

32

[Tuve] Rodriguez Reports, 1959-1960

 

33

[Tuve] Forbush, South America, 1959-1960

 

34

[Tuve] South America Cooperation: Seismic, Gravity, Astronomy, 1958-1959, 1962

 

35

[Tuve] Old South America Seismic Notes, 1957-1960

 

36

[Tuve] Notes from Andes Trip, 1957

 

37

[Tuve] Results/Calcis/Mss. Peru-Chile, 1957-1958

 

38

[Tuve Arequipa], 1959-1961

1

17

[Tuve] South America Seismic to all stations General, 1959-1962

5

1

[Tuve] Lomnitz etc; CIW Coop Policy, 1960

 

2

[Tuve] CIW-NSF Request and Grant, [Project] P-51, South America, 1960

 

3

[Tuve] Giesecke & Huancayo, 1960

 

4

[Tuve] Rodriguez, 1960-1961

 

5

[Tuve] Salguiero Bolivia, 1960-1961, n.d.

 

6

[Tuve] Lomnitz-Chile, 1960-1961

 

7

[Tuve] Huancayo-Seismic, 1960-1961, n.d.

 

8

[Tuve] Chile: Frick, Yasky, Saa, 1960-1961

 

9

[Tuve] Quake Recorders, Instructions & Trouble Memos, 1960-1961

 

10

[Tuve Correspondence received in Peru], 1961

 

11

[Tuve] Peru-Bolivia-Chile Seismic Trip, 1961

 

12

[Tuve] Frick/Saa. Antofagosta, Chile, 1961-1962

 

13

[Tuve] Frick, Saa, Gajardo Chile, 1961-1962

 

14

[Tuve] Huancayo, 1961-1962

 

15

[Tuve] Lomnitz Chile, 1961-1963

 

16

[Tuve] Salguiero Bolivia, 1961-1962

 

17

[Tuve] Rodriguez Peru, 1961-1962

 

18

[Tuve] Argentina: Gershanek, Jaschek, Volponi, 1962

 

19

[Tuve] Andes Seismic- General to all stations, 1962-1964

 

20

[Tuve] Andes Equipment Changes, 1962-1963

 

21

[Tuve] Seismic Magnetic Tape Sets: Andes, 1962-1963

 

22

[Tuve] Andes Funds: South America Seismic, 1962-1963

 

23

[Tuve] Arequipa-Rodriguez, 1962-1963

 

24

[Tuve] Antofagasta: Fr. Saa, 1962-1963

 

25

[Tuve] Lima & Huancayo Seismic: Giesecke- Ocolo Huaco, 1962-1963

 

26

[Tuve] Argentina Seis-Volponi, 1963

 

27

[Tuve] La Paz-Salguiero: Fr. Cabre, 1963

 

28

[Tuve] Other Collaborators in South America: Not Andes, 1963

 

29

[Tuve] Radio Link: Chile [Equipment], 1963

 

30

[Tuve] Sumner & Suzuki to Peru, 1963

 

31

[Tuve] Chile-Lomnitz, 1963-1964

 

32

[Tuve] South America Seismic to all stations: General, 1963-1964

 

33

[Tuve] Andes Equipment Changes, 1963-1964

 

34

[Tuve] Magnetic Tape Sets: Andes, 1963-1964

 

35

[Tuve] Seismic Equipment, 1963-1964

 

36

[Tuve] Arequipa-Rodriguez, 1963-1964

 

37

[Tuve] Chile: Lomnitz & Gajardo, 1963-1964

 

38

[Tuve] Lima & Huancayo Giesecke Ocolo Huaco, 1963-1964

 

39

[Tuve] La Paz-Salgueiro & Fr. Cabre, 1963-1964

 

40

[Tuve] Antofagasta-Fr. Saa, 1963-1964

 

41

[Tuve] Argentina-Volponi, 1963-1964

 

42

[Tuve] Microfilm-Key Sites: Andes, 1964

 

43

[Tuve] Sumner: Arequipa, 1964

 

44

Arequipa Observations, 1965 [1 of 2]

6

1

Arequipa Observations, 1965 [2 of 2]

 

2

[Conference on Solid Earth Problems], 1970

 

3

[Ecklund�s Andes Expedition Material], 1957

 

4

Kamitsuki�s Notes: Part I, 1965-1966

 

5

Kamitsuki�s Notes: Part II, 1965-1966

 

6

Kamitsuki�s Notes: Part III, 1965-1966

 

7

Kamitsuki�s Notes: Part IV, 1965-1966

 

8

P.A. Johnson [Andes Expedition Manual], 1957

 

9

[P.A. Scherer Seismic Expedition Manual], 1957

 

10

[Project Nario Aerial Photographs], 1965, 1970, 1973

18

1

[Project Nario Coordinates], 1973, n.d.

 

2

Seismic-South America, 1957, 1968, 1977, 1982

6

11

 

 

 

Maps

 

 

Bolivian map, 1952, 1957

Map Drawer 13

6

Chilean maps, 1954, 1957

7

Peruvian maps, 1932-1965

8

[South American Shot Location maps], 1948-1952, n.d.

21

6

 

 

 

Field Notebooks

 

 

Aldrich Peru-Chile Notebook, 1957

15

NB7

Eck [Ecklund] Peru-Chile Notebook, 1957

 

NB8

Firor Peru-Chile Notebook, 1957

 

NB9

Shooter [Johnson] Peru-Chile Notebook, 1957

 

NB10

Tatel Peru-Chile Notebook, 1957

 

NB11

Tuve Peru-Chile Notebook, 1957

 

NB12

South America Notebooks: Burke & Wetherill, 1957

6

12

South America-Alpha Station Notebook, 1968

 

13

South America-Beta Station Notebook, 1968

 

14

South America-Gamma Station Notebook, 1968

 

15

South America-Kappa Station Notebook, 1968

 

16

South America-Phi Station Notebook, 1968

 

17

South America-Zeta Station Notebook, 1968

 

18

 

 

 

CD-ROM

 

 

Peru 1976 [CD-ROM Photo Collection], 2001

 

19

 

 

 

Series 5, Subseries 2: Andes Program Intensive Seminar, 1962-1963

 

 

Files

 

 

[Tuve: Andes Program] Intensive Seminar Seismic, 1962-1963

6

20

[Andes Program Intensive Seminar] Day-by-Day Record, 1963

 

21

[Andes Program Intensive Seminar Materials], 1963 [1 of 2]

 

22

[Andes Program Intensive Seminar Materials], 1963 [2 of 2]

 

23

[Andes Program Intensive] Quake Seminar Notebooks [Tuve], 1963

 

24

 

 

 

¼�Open Reel Audio Tapes (on 7� reels)

 

 

Open announcement by Dr. Tuve 1/11, 1963

12

Tape 1

Continuation of lecture by Smith 1/11, 1963

 

Tape 2

Elasticity Steinhart 1/11, 1963

 

Tape 3

Smith / R. Sumner 1/13, 1963

 

Tape 4

Aldrich / Tuve 1/14, 1963

 

Tape 5

Steinhart 1/17, 1963

 

Tape 6

Smith 1/18, 1963

 

Tape 7

Sacks 1/21, 1963

 

Tape 8

Sumner 1/21, 1963

 

Tape 9

Sacks 1/22, 1963

 

Tape 10

Fr. Saa & Fr. Cabre 1/22, 1963

 

Tape 11

Sacks 1/23, 1963

 

Tape 12

Sacks 1/23, 1963

 

Tape 13

Rodriguez 1/24, 1963

 

Tape 14

Steinhart 1/25, 1963

 

Tape 15

Oliver 1/28, 1963

 

Tape 16

Oliver 1/28, 1963

 

Tape 17

Dr. Nuttli 1/29, 1963

 

Tape 18

Dr. Nuttli 1/30, 1963

 

Tape 19

Salguiero 1/30, 1963

 

Tape 20

Dr. Suzuki 1/31, 1963

 

Tape 21

Fr. Fernandez 1/31, 1963

 

Tape 22

Hart 2/1, 1963

 

Tape 23

Dr. Volponi 2/1, 1963

 

Tape 24

Pr. Knopoff 2/4, 1963

 

Tape 25

Pr. Knopoff 2/4, 1963

 

Tape 26

Dr. Aldrich 2/5, 1963

 

Tape 27

Dr. Hales 2/5, 1963

 

Tape 28

Dr. Herrin 2/7, 1963

 

Tape 29

Fr. Stander 2/8, 1963

 

Tape 30

Fr. Stander 2/8, 1963

 

Tape 31

R. J. Brazee 2/11, 1963

 

Tape 32

Murphy 2/12, 1963

 

Tape 33

Cabre Sumner 2/12, 1963

 

Tape 34

Journals 2/14, 1963

 

Tape 35

Journals 2/15 and Lomnitz 2/27, 1963

 

Tape 36

Press 2/18, 1963

2

Tape 1

Journals 2/18, 1963

 

Tape 2

Journals Dr. Tuve 2/19, 1963

 

Tape 3

Journals 2/20, 1963

 

Tape 4

Journals 2/21, 1963

 

Tape 5

Dr. Lomnitz 2/26, 1963

 

Tape 6

Dr. Rodriguez & Father Cabre (for the radio), n.d.

 

Tape 7

 

 

 

 

Subject Terms

 

Topics:           Earthquakes

                        Scientific expeditions--North America

                        Scientific expeditions--South America

Seismology--Field work

Seismometry

 

Occupation:   Seismologists

 

Corporate Names:       Carnegie Institution of Washington. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism.

                                    Carnegie Institution of Washington. Geophysical Laboratory.

                                    Tennessee Valley Authority.

                                    United States. Navy.

 

Personal Names:         Tatel, Howard E. (Howard Edwin), 1913-

                                    Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982.

 

Forms:            Audiotapes

Calculations

Card indexes

CD-ROMs

Correspondence

                        Field notes

Filmstrips

                        Graphs

Logs (records)

Maps

Motion pictures (visual works)

Photographs

 

Bibliography

 

Brown, L., Centennial History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Volume II, The Department of Terrestrial Magnetism. Cambridge University Press. In press, 2005.

 

Cornell, T. D., Merle A. Tuve�s Post-War Geophysics: Early Explosion Seismology, The Earth, the Heavens and the Carnegie Institution of Washington: History of Geophysics 5, 185-214, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. G. A. Good, (ed.). 1994.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Collections

 

Department of Terrestrial Magnetism General Files [unprocessed]. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington. See the following series in this collection:

 

Chronological Series for these folder titles:

            Deep Seismic

            IGY Panel on Seismology and Gravity South American Seismic Project

            IGY Seismic � South America

            Navy Department, Office of Naval Research

            Office of Naval Research

            Project Intensive Seminar, C.I.W.

            Project Lake Superior

            Seismic

            Tuve, M.A.

 

Archives Series for these folder titles:

            Andes (Seismology-Publications Mailed)

            I.G.Y.

            Seismic

           

Geophysical Laboratory General Files [unprocessed]. Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington. See the following series in this collection:

 

Miscellaneous Series for these folder titles:

Department of Terrestrial Magnetism � GL, et al. Experimental Seismic Program, 1949

Department of Terrestrial Magnetism � GL, et al. Experimental Seismic Program, 1950

 

Howard E. Tatel Papers [unprocessed]. Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C.

Merle Antony Tuve Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.