THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND SCIENCE, HEALTH, AND TECHNOLOGY:
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE PROFESSIONS AND THE DISCIPLINES

Geology and Earth Sciences (675-747)


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Geology and Earth Sciences (675-747)
 
Here are listed works on women in the geosciences, including geology and
meteorology.
 
GENERAL
 
 675      Aldrich, Michele L. "Women in Geology." In WOMEN OF SCIENCE: RIGHTING
THE RECORD, ed. by G. Kass-Simon & Patricia Farnes, pp.42-71. Bloomington, IN:
Indiana University Press, 1990.
 
 676      Aldrich, Michele L. "Women in Paleontology in the United States,
1840-1960." EARTH SCIENCES HISTORY 1 (1982): 14-22.
 
 677      Arnold, Lois Barber. "American Women in Geology -- A Historical
Perspective." GEOLOGY 5, no.8 (August 1977): 493-494. One of six papers in a
symposium on "Women and Careers in Geoscience."
 
 678      Coates, Mary Sue. "Women Geologists Work Toward Equality." GEOTIMES
31, no.11 (November 1986): 11-14. History and current status of women in
geology.
 
 679      Elder, Eleanor S. "Women in Early Geology." JOURNAL OF GEOLOGICAL
EDUCATION 30, no.5 (November 1982): 287-293. Biographical sketches of Martine
de Bertereau, Baroness de Beausoleil (ca. 1602-1640); Mary Ann Anning
(1799-1847); Elizabeth Philpot (1780?-1857); Erminnie Adele Platt Smith
(1836-1886); Ida H. Ogilvie (1874-1963); Mignon Talbot (1869-1950); Carlotta J.
Maury (1874-1938); Elizabeth Florette Fisher (1873-1941); Inge Lehmann
(b.1888).
 
 680      Geological Survey (U.S.) WINGS: WOMEN IN THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
Denver, CO: Geologic Division Women's Advisory Committee, Central Region, 1991.
Bimonthly periodical which began in June 1991.
 
 681      Halsey, Susan D. et al., eds. WOMEN IN GEOLOGY. Canton, NY: Ash Lad
Press, 1976. Proceeding of the First Northeastern Women's Geoscientists
Conference, St. Lawrence University, 1976. Includes scientific papers and self-
disclosing presentations by a panel of "role models."
 
 682      Johnson, Diane. "Women in Meteorology: A Glimpse of the Large-Scale
Pattern." WEATHERWISE 28, no.3 (June 1975): 108-113.
 
 683      Rossiter, Margaret W. "Geology in Nineteenth Century Women's
Education in the United States." JOURNAL OF GEOLOGICAL EDUCATION 29, no.5
(November 1981): 228-232.
 
 684      Sand, Virginia Murphy, and Bunning, Bonnie Butler. "Ten Years of
Progress for AGI's Women Geoscientists Committee." JOURNAL OF GEOLOGICAL
EDUCATION 33, no.4 (September 1985): 212-215. Reviews the committee's
activities and charts gains in women's education and employment.
 
 685      Schrock, Robert Rakes. "Women in Geology at M.I.T." In GEOLOGY AT
M.I.T. 1865-1965, VOL. 2, pp.395-442. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1982.
 
 686      Schwarzer, Theresa F. "The Changing Status of Women in the
Geosciences." In EXPANDING THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES, ed. by Anne
Briscoe and Sheila Pfafflin, pp.48-64. (ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF
SCIENCES 323; 1979.) A look at women's status in the 1970s. Includes
statistical charts.
 
 687      Simpson, Joanne, and LeMone, Margaret. "Women in Meteorology."
BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY 55, no.2 (February 1974):
122-131.
 
 688      Suiter, Marilyn J. "Women in Geoscience: A Resource to Develop."
GEOTIMES 37, no.1 (1992): 14-17.
 
 689      Wallace, Jane H. "Women in the Survey." GEOTIMES 24, no.3, (March
1979): 34. Covers women's roles in the U.S. Geological Survey.
 
BIOGRAPHIES AND STUDIES OF INDIVIDUALS
 
NOTE: Obituaries are the sole source of biographical background for many women
geologists. For additional citations, consult GEOLOGISTS AND THE HISTORY OF
GEOLOGY: AN INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY FROM THE ORIGINS TO 1978, by William
A.S. Sarjeant (7 vols., New York: Arno Press, 1980), and SUPPLEMENT, 1979-1984
AND ADDITIONS (Malabar, FL: R.E. Krieger, 1987). In NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN,
edited by Edward T. James et al. (3 vols., Cambridge: Harvard University Press,
1971), see the entry for Florence Bascom, and in NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN: THE
MODERN PERIOD, edited by Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green (Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 1980), entries for Eleanora Knopf, Tilly Edinger,
Winifred Goldring, and Julia Anna Gardner. Patricia Joan Siegel and Kay Thomas
Finley's WOMEN IN THE SCIENTIFIC SEARCH: AN AMERICAN BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1724-
1979 (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1985) covers eleven women geologists.
 
 690      Adkins, Mary Grace Muse. "Helen Jeanne Plummer (1891-1951)." AMERICAN
ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS BULLETIN 38, no.8 (August 1954): 1854-1857.
 
 691      Andrews, S.M. DISCOVERY OF FOSSIL FISHES IN SCOTLAND UP TO 1845.
Edinburgh: Royal Scottish Museum, 1982. Treats Lady Eliza Maria Gordon Cumming,
pp.72-73.
 
 692      Applin, E.R. "Memorial to Laura Lane Weinzierl." JOURNAL OF
PALEONTOLOGY 2, no.4 (December 1928): 383.
 
 693      Arnold, Lois Barber. "Florence Bascom and the Exclusion of Women from
Earth Science Curriculum Materials." JOURNAL OF GEOLOGICAL EDUCATION 23, no.4
(September 1975): 110-113.
 
 694      Arnold, Lois Barber. "Ida Ogilvie." BARNARD ALUMNAE MAGAZINE 67
(1978): 12-13.
 
 695      Arnold, Lois Barber. "The Wissahickon Controversy: Florence Bascom
vs. Her Students." EARTH SCIENCE HISTORY 2, no.2 (1983): 130-142. Chronicles a
split between a mentor and her protegees, unusual because all were women.
 
 696      Behre, Charles H., Jr. "Memorial to Mary Welleck Garretson,
1896-1971." GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 4 (1975): 72-73.
 
 697      Berdan, Jean M. "Memorial to Esther Richards Applin, 1895-1972."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 4 (1975): 14-18.
 
 698      Buzas, Martin A., and Low, Doris. "Memorial to Ruth Todd, 1913-1984."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 16 (1986).
 
 699      Byers, Virginia, and Osterwald, Doris. "Memorial to Margaret Fuller
Boos, 1892-1978." GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 11 (1981).
 
 700      Campbell, Catherine C. IAN AND CATHERINE CAMPBELL, GEOLOGISTS:
TEACHING, GOVERNMENT SERVICE, EDITING. Berkeley, CA: Regional Oral History
Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, 1989.
 
 701      Caster, Kenneth E. "Katherine Van Winkle Palmer, 1895-1982." JOURNAL
OF PALEONTOLOGY 57, no.5 (September 1983): 1141-1144. Repr. in GEOLOGICAL
SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 17 (1987).
 
 702      Christensen, Lawrence O. "Being Special: Women Students at the
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy." MISSOURI HISTORICAL REVIEW 83, no.1
(1988): 17-35.
 
 703      Christman, Robert A. "Marie B. Pabst (1909-1963)." JOURNAL OF
GEOLOGICAL EDUCATION 11, no.3 (September 1963): 94.
 
 704      Copeland, Charles W. "Memorial to Josie Winifred McGlamery,
1887-1977." GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 9 (1979).
 
 705      Dietrich, Richard. "Memorial to Anna I. Jonas Stose, 1881-1974."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 6 (1977).
 
 706      Dinely, David L. "Shirley Coryndon, 1926-1976." SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE
PALEONTOLOGY NEWS BULLETIN no.111 (1977): 39-40.
 
 707      Ellis, Brooks F. "Memorial to Angelina Rose Messina (1910-1968)."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA PROCEEDINGS FOR 1968 (1971): 212-214.
 
 708      Fahey, Joseph J. "Memorial to Margaret D. Foster, March 4, 1895 -
November 5, 1970." AMERICAN MINERALOGIST 56, no.3/4 (March/April 1971):
686-690.
 
 709      Fisher, Donald W. "Memorial to Winifred Goldring, 1888-1971."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 3, (1974): 96-102.
 
 710      Flower, Rousseau H. "Memorial to Helen M. Duncan, 1910-1971."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 5 (1977).
 
 711      Gabunia, L., and Trofimov, B.A. "Vera Gromova, 1891-1973." SOCIETY OF
VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY NEWS BULLETIN no.99 (1973): 64-65.
 
 712      Gershanovich, D. Ye. "Tat'yana Ivanova Gorshkova on Her Ninetieth
Birthday." OCEANOLOGY 26, no.3 (December 1986): 405-406.
 
 713      Haff, John C. "Memorial to Mignon Talbot." GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF
AMERICA PROCEEDINGS FOR 1951 (1952): 157-158.
 
 714      Jesperson, Anna. "Memorial to Jewell Jeannette Glass (1888-1966)."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA PROCEEDINGS FOR 1966 (1968): 225-227.
 
 715      Jesperson, Anna. "Memorial to Marjorie Hooker, 1908-1976." GEOLOGICAL
SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 8 (1978).
 
 716      Kerr, Paul F. "Memorial to Peggy-Kay Hamilton (1922-1959)."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA PROCEEDINGS FOR 1959 (1960): 133-136.
 
 717      Knopf, Eleanora Bliss. "Memorial of Florence Bascom." AMERICAN
MINERALOGIST 31, no.3/4 (March/April 1946): 168-172.
 
 718      Ladd, Harry S. "Memorial to Julia Anna Gardner (1882-1960)."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA PROCEEDINGS FOR 1960 (1962): 87-92.
 
 719      Leiser, J.B. "Fanny Carter Edson (1887-1952)." AMERICAN ASSOCIATION
OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS BULLETIN 37, no.5 (May 1953): 1182-1186.
 
 720      Maher, John C. "Esther Richards Applin (1895-1972)." AMERICAN
ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS BULLETIN 57, no.3 (March 1973): 596-597.
 
 721      Mayer, Dale C. "Not One to Stay at Home: The Papers of Lou Henry
Hoover." PROLOGUE 19, no.2 (1987): 85-93. Wife of President Herbert Hoover and
the first woman in the United States to be granted a degree in geology.
 
 722      Meadowcroft, Barbara. "Alice Wilson, 1881-1964: Explorer of the Earth
Beneath Her Feet." In DESPITE THE ODDS: ESSAYS ON CANADIAN WOMEN AND SCIENCE,
ed. by Marianne Gosztonyi Ainley, pp.204-219. Montreal: Vehicule Press;
Buffalo, NY: U.S. distributor, University of Toronto Press, 1990.
 
 723      Nicholson, Alexander. "Louise Jordan (1908-1966)." AMERICAN
ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS BULLETIN 52, no.10 (October 1968):
2058-2059.
 
 724      Oros, Margaret O. "Memorial to Virginia Harriett Kline (1910-1959)."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA PROCEEDINGS FOR 1960 (1962): 115-117.
 
 725      Packer, Duane R., and Dickinson, William R., and Nichols, Kathryn M.
"Memorial to Marjorie K. Korringa, 1943-1974." GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
MEMORIALS 6 (1977).
 
 726      Palmer, Katherine Van Winkle. "Dorothy K. Palmer, 1897-1947." JOURNAL
OF PALEONTOLOGY 22, no. 4 (July 1948): 518-519.
 
 727      Patterson, Bryan. "Margaret Jean Ringier Hough, 1903-1961." SOCIETY
OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY NEWS BULLETIN 62 (1961): 36.
 
 728      Paull, Rachel K., and Paull, Richard A. "Memorial to Katherine
Greacen Nelson, 1913-1982." GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 15 (1985).
 
 729      Phelps, Miriam E. "Memorial to Eleanor Seely Salmon, 1910-1984."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 17 (1987).
 
 730      Reeds, Charles A. "Memorial to Carlotta Joaquina Maury." GEOLOGICAL
SOCIETY OF AMERICA PROCEEDINGS FOR 1938 (1939): 157-168.
 
 731      Rodgers, John. "Memorial to Eleanora Bliss Knopf, 1883-1974."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 6 (1977).
 
 732      Romer, Alfred S. "Memorial [to Augusta Hasslock Kemp]." JOURNAL OF
PALEONTOLOGY 38, no. 5 (1964): 1008.
 
 733      Romer, Alfred S. "Tilly Edinger, 1897-1967." SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE
PALEONTOLOGY NEWS BULLETIN no. 81 (1967): 51-53.
 
 734      Sayre, A. Nelson. "Julia Anna Gardner (1882-1960)." BULLETIN OF THE
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS 45 (August 1961): 1418-1421.
 
 735      Schwartzwalder, Karl. "Memorial of Helen Blair Bartlett, December 14,
1901 - August 25, 1969." AMERICAN MINERALOGIST 56, no.3/4 (March/April 1971):
668-670.
 
 736      Seward, A. C. "Ruth Holden (1890-1917)." NEW PHYTOLOGIST 16 (1917):
154-156.
 
 737      Shang Rongguang, and Guo Meini. "The Path Less Traveled: A Woman
Geologist." BEIJING REVIEW 33 (July 23, 1990): 30-32.
 
 738      Simpson, Joanne. "Meteorologist." In SUCCESSFUL WOMEN IN THE
SCIENCES: AN ANALYSIS OF DETERMINANTS, ed. by Ruth B. Kundsin, pp.41-46.
(ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 208; 1973.) Repr. with title, WOMEN
AND SUCCESS: THE ANATOMY OF ACHIEVEMENT. New York: Morrow, 1974.
 
 739      Sinclair, G. Winston. "Memorial to Alice G. Wilson (1881-1964)."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA BULLETIN 77 (July/December 1966): P215-P218.
 
 740      Smith, Isabel Fothergill. THE STONE LADY: A MEMOIR OF FLORENCE
BASCOM. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr College, 1981.
 
 741      Spieker, Edmund M. "Memorial to Grace Anne Stewart, 1893-1970."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMORIALS 2 (1973): 110-114.
 
 742      Teas, L. P. "Alva Christine Ellisor (1892-1964)." AMERICAN ASSOCIAION
OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS BULLETIN 49, no. 4 (April 1965): 467-471.
 
 743      Teitz, Joyce. "Oceanographer: Sylvia A. Earl." In WHAT'S A NICE GIRL
LIKE YOU DOING IN A PLACE LIKE THIS?, by Joyce Teitz, pp.100-123. New York:
Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1972.
 
 744      Tharp, Marie, and Frankel, Henry. "Mappers of the Deep." NATURAL
HISTORY 95, no.10 (1986): 49-62. Tharp was co-discoverer of the rift valley in
the mid-Atlantic Ridge.
 
 745      Watson, Edward H. "Geology, Florence Bascom, and Ida Ogilvie." BRYN
MAWR ALUMNAE BULLETIN 46 (1945): 11-14.
 
 746      White, Alice. "Billie R. Untermann, 1906-1973." SOCIETY OF VERTEBRATE
PALEONTOLOGY NEWS BULLETIN no.99 (1973): 65-66.
 
 747      Wood, Elizabeth A. "Memorial to Ida Helen Ogilvie (1874-1963)."
GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA BULLETIN 75 (1964): P35-P39.


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