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The Ephemera and Archives of John Casper Branner

Offered is the extensive personal ephemera archives of a prominent American scientist and scholar to the right buyer.  This collection includes hundreds of items: papers (including slave documents), family photographs, hand drawings, record books, etc.  This collection is a consignment that deserves a good home to a researcher or family custodian.  Please inquire using the CONTACT page and I will connect you to the consigner.

From Wikipedia: John Casper Branner (July 4, 1850 March 1, 1922) was an American geologist and academic who discovered bauxite in Arkansas in 1887 as State Geologist. He was Chair of the Departments of Botany and Geology at Indiana University and later at Stanford University. He was a member of the founding faculty at Stanford and served as the university's second president. He served as President of the Geological Society of America in 1904. He was President of the Seismological Society of America in 1911. He was an expert in Brazilian geology, among many other things.