Willard Jillson Geology of Union Co. manuscript

Descriptive Summary

Title
Willard Jillson Geology of Union Co. manuscript
Date
1943
Creator
Jillson, Willard Rouse, 1890-1975
Extent
0.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
Coal--Kentucky.
Gas industry--Kentucky.
Geology--Kentucky.
Oil wells--Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Desiree' H. Perry
Preferred Citation
46M128: [identification of item], Willard Jillson Geology of Union Co. manuscript, 1943, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Willard Jillson was a historian and a geologist who was born on May 28, 1890 in Syracuse, New York. He taught geology at the University of Kentucky in 1918 and then served as the Kentucky State Geologist from 1919 to 1932. After retiring in 1932, Jillson continued to write books, and serve as a consultant for coal, oil, and gas companies. He also taught geology at Translyvania University from 1947 to 1951. He died on October 4, 1975 in Louisville, KY.
Guide to the Willard Rouse Jillson Papers. Hutchins Library Special Collections and Archives. Berea College, n.d. Web. 8 Sept. 2011.
Scope and Content
The Willard Jillson Geology of Union Co. manuscript collection contains two proofs as well as four copies of the manuscript itself. There is a first draft (with author/editor notes) manuscript, two printer's manuscripts (one with annotations), and an original handwritten manuscript.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Geology of Union County proofs, 1943

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Geology of Union County manuscripts, 1943

  • Box 1, Folder 2-3
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