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Guide to the Willard Rouse Jillson Papers, Series I-IV
 

Accession Number: 19
Willard Rouse Jillson Papers, 1921-1969
Bulk Dates 1957-1975
18.75 linear feet
Online Catalog Record (BANC)


Overview & Series Description
Series 1 - Life and Works
Series 2 - Geology - Subject Files
Series 3 - Geology - Sketch Maps
Series 4 - Maps - Kentucky Counties and Related Areas

Series 5 - Maps - Historical
Series 6 - General History
Series 7 - Other Countries
Series 8 - Photographs
Series 9 - Pamphlets
Part II - Writings

Series Description
66 Manuscript Boxes

Series I Life and Works Boxes 1-2

This series includes correspondence, citations, publications, Syracuse University-related information, news clippings, and bibliographies.

Box 1
  1. Biography of Willard Rouse Jillson
  2. Biography (continued), 1924-1975
  3. Schools and colleges, 1898-1913
  4. Syracuse University - Class of 1912
  5. Syracuse University - Class of 1912, 1937-1968
  6. Syracuse University - reunions, 1937-1963
  7. Syracuse University - miscellaneous
  8. Personal - Certificates of Recognition, Geologist, 1921-1969
  9. Correspondence - 1925-1978
Box 2
  1. Newspaper clippings, 1923-1932
  2. Newspaper clippings and reviews, 1933
  3. Newspaper clippings and reviews, 1934-1952
  4. Typescripts and publications, 1924-1961
  5. Pamphlets, booklets, 1929-1966
  6. Bibliographies - Jillson's and others
  7. Book flyers - Jillson's writings
  8. Card plates and cuts - name cards
  9. Campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky - Republican
Series II Geology - Subject Files Boxes 3-14

This series includes correspondence, sketch and published maps, consultants' reports, publications, and photographs, much of which originated during Jillson's tenure as was Kentucky State Geologist.

Box 3
  1. Artesian wells in Kentucky
  2. Agriculture related to geology, 1925
  3. Asphalt - Edmonson County, KY
  4. Asphalt - Club Run Quadrangle
  5. Asphalt - petroleum, Nortonville Quadrangle
  6. Asphalt, rock
  7. Asphalt - Silica Asphalt Company
  8. Bauxite in Kentucky
  9. Bentonite
  10. Bibliographies
  11. Book reviews of Jillson's books
  12. Big Stinking Creek, Lee County, KY
  13. Big Springs of the Blue Grass region
Box 4
  1. Carbon black
  2. Carbon ratios
  3. Carter Caves
  4. Casey County, KY
  5. Cement - materials and cement plants of Kentucky
  6. Chamberlain Corporation
  7. Clay soils of Kentucky
  8. Clays, flint fire
  9. Coal - Cannel
  10. Coal - Eastern Kentucky
  11. Coal - Europe
  12. Coal - Europe
Box 5
  1. Coal - Floyd County, KY
  2. Coal - Western Kentucky
  3. Coal Mining - Elkhorn Slide, Feb, 3, 1923
  4. Coal Mining - Oklahoma and Wyoming
  5. Consolidated Graphite Company
  6. Correspondence - geology, 1919-1966
  7. Diamonds in Kentucky
  8. Diaspore - 1928
  9. Earthquakes
  10. Faults in Kentucky
  11. Floods
  12. Fluorspar
Box 6
  1. Forest preservation
  2. Forest Preservation
  3. Fossils
  4. Fossils - Trilobita, Kentucky
  5. Geography of Kentucky, notes
  6. Geography of Kentucky, - Mss.
  7. Geography of Kentucky, unpublished Ms. and correspondence
  8. Geography - Louisville area
  9. Geological survey, Kentucky
Box 7
  1. Geology - bibliography
  2. Geology of Bohemia
  3. Geology - Harpeth River, TN
  4. Geology - Kentucky
  5. Geologists - listing, 1927
  6. Geology: "On the Geology of the Western States of North America" By David Dale Owen
  7. Geology: Kentucky Geological Survey: A Summary Review by George Lee Willis - Mss.
  8. Geology - Western Kentucky
  9. Geology - Wise County, VA
  10. Glaciation in Kentucky
  11. Glaciatiion - Kentucky-Epworth Boulder
  12. Glaciation - glacial erratics
  13. Gold - Kentucky
  14. Gypsum - Kentucky
Box 8
  1. Hydroelectric power - Kentucky
  2. Hydroelectric Power - Kentucky
  3. Hydroelectric - Kentucky
  4. Hydroelectric power - Nolin River
  5. Hydroelectric power - The Tennessee Electric Power Company
  6. Iron ore - McCreary County
  7. Limestone - Kentucky
  8. Manufactured gas and by-products
  9. Meteorites in Kentucky
  10. Mineral resources - Kentucky
  11. Mineral resources - Kentucky
  12. Mt. Vesuvius, Italy
  13. Natural gas - Boone County, KY
Box 9
  1. Natural gas - Eastern Kentucky
  2. Natural gas - Eastern Kentucky
  3. Natural gas - Eastern Kentucky
  4. Natural gas - Kentucky
  5. Natural gas - Leaberry Oil and Gas Company, 1932
  6. Natural gas - maps
  7. Natural gas resources
  8. Natural gas - Sonora fields, 1936
Box 10
  1. Natural gas - Tioga gas field
  2. Natural gas prospectus
  3. Natural gas - Western Kentucky
  4. Natural Gas - unpublished Mss.
  5. Natural wonders of Kentucky
  6. Oil - Boone County
  7. Oil - Burning Springs, Morgan County, KY
  8. Oil - Corydon oil pool
  9. Oil - Eastern Kentucky
  10. Oil - Eastern Kentucky - production
  11. Oil and gas - Greenup County
  12. Oil - Illinois State Geological Survey
  13. Oil in Kentucky
Box 11
  1. Oil in Kentucky
  2. Oil in Kentucky - annual oil production reports
  3. Oil - Kentucky - newsclippings
  4. Oil - logs of counties, Adair-Butler
  5. Oil - logs of counties, Calloway-Hart
  6. Oil - logs of counties, Henderson-Hopkins
  7. Oil - logs of counties, Knox-Larue
Box 12
  1. Oil - logs of counties, Lee-Muhlenberg
  2. Oil - logs of counties, Ohio-Wolfe
  3. Oil - News clippings, 1940-1959
  4. Oil - recovery operations
  5. Oil shales
  6. Oil - Southeastern United States
  7. Oil - Tennessee
  8. Oil - United States
  9. Oil - Western Kentucky
  10. Oil and gas - Casey County
Box 13
  1. Oil and gas - Casey Conty
  2. Oil and gas - companies - Eastern Kentucky
  3. Oil and gas - Floyd and Magoffin Counties, KY
  4. Oil and gas - Kentucky
  5. Oil and gas - Kentucky Oil and Gas Association
  6. Oil and gas - Louisville, KY
  7. Oil and gas - rules and regulations
  8. Oil and gas sands
  9. Oil and gas - Stanton, KY, 1963-1964
  10. Rockcastle River uplift, 1965
  11. Shale - green glauconite - Jackson County, KY
  12. Salt industry - Kentucky
  13. Silica
Box 14
  1. Sink holes - Kentucky
  2. Soil, old - Kentucky
  3. Survey contracts
  4. Topography - Kentucky
  5. Topography - states adjoining Kentucky
  6. Vivanite
  7. Wayne County
  8. Weather
Series III Geology - Sketch Maps Box 15

This series includes topographical, stratigraphical, and geological maps dating mostly from the late teens and twenties. Mineral subjects include oil, gas, asphalt, graphite, fluorspar, and sandstone.

Box 15
  1. Geological sketch maps (1922-1927) - asphalt
  2. Geological sketch maps (1917-1925) - coal
  3. Geological sketch maps (1917-1942) - graphite and fluorspar
  4. Geological sketch maps (1918-1920) - oil and gas leases
  5. Geological sketch maps (1927-1967) - oil and gas leases
  6. Geological sketch maps (1924) - sandstone
  7. Geological sketch maps (1917-1926)
  8. Geological sketch maps (1927-1945)
  9. Geological sketch maps (1960-1968)
Series IV Maps - Kentucky Counties and Related Areas Boxes 16-25

This series includes mostly published county, city, quadrangle and other area maps dating variously from the 1920s through the 1950s.

Box 16
  1. Adair County
  2. Anderson County
  3. Allen County
  4. Ballard County
  5. Barren County
  6. Bath County
  7. Bell County
  8. Birk City oil pool
  9. Boone County
  10. Boyd County
  11. Bourbon County
  12. Boyle County
  13. Bracken County
  14. Breathitt County
  15. Breckinridge County
  16. Bullitt County
  17. Butler County
  18. Caldwell County
  19. Campbell County
  20. Carlisle County
Box 17
  1. Carroll County
  2. Carter County
  3. Casey County
  4. Christian County
  5. Clark County
  6. Clay County
  7. Clinton County
  8. Crittenden County
  9. Cumberland County
  10. Daviess County
  11. EdmonsonCounty
  12. Elliot County
Box 18
  1. Estill County
  2. Fayette County
  3. Fleming County
  4. Floyd County
  5. Fordsville Quadrangle
  6. Franklin County
  7. Fulton County
  8. Gallatin County
  9. Garrard County
  10. Golconda and Cane-In Rock
  11. Graves County
  12. Grant County
  13. Grayson County
  14. Green County
  15. Greenup County
Box 19
  1. Hancock County
  2. Hardin County
  3. Harlan County
  4. Harrison County
  5. Hart County
  6. Hartford Quadrangle
  7. Henderson Materials, Inc.
  8. Henderson County
  9. Henry County
  10. Hickman County
  11. Hopkins County
  12. Jackson County
  13. Jackson Purchase
  14. Jefferson County
Box 20
  1. Jessamine County
  2. Johnson County
  3. Kenton County
  4. Kentucky - Early Maps
  5. Kentucky - Early Maps
  6. Kentucky - Early Maps
  7. Kentucky counties - area, population, etc., 1944
  8. Knott County
  9. Knox County
  10. Larue County
Box 21
  1. Laurel County
  2. Lawrence County
  3. Lee County
  4. Leslie County
  5. Letcher County
  6. Lewis County
  7. Lincoln County
  8. Livingston County
  9. Logan County
  10. Lyon County
  11. McCracken County
  12. McCreary County
  13. McLean County
  14. Madison County
  15. Magoffin County
Box 22
  1. Marion County
  2. Marshall County
  3. Martin County
  4. Mason County
  5. Menifee County
  6. Mercer County
  7. Metcalf County
  8. Monroe County
  9. Montgomery County
  10. Morehead County
  11. Morgan County
  12. Muhlenberg County
  13. Natural gas maps
  14. Nelson County
  15. Ohio County
  16. Oldham County
Box 23
  1. Owen County
  2. Owsley County
  3. Paint Creek Uplift
  4. Pendleton County
  5. Perry County
  6. Pike County
  7. Powell County
  8. Pulaski County
  9. Robertson and Nicholas Counties
  10. Rockcastle County
  11. Russell County
  12. Scott County
  13. Shelby County
  14. Simpson County
  15. Spencer County
  16. Structural geological map of Kentucky
  17. Legend: Boyd, Carter, Greenup counties
Box 24
  1. Taylor County
  2. Todd County
  3. Trigg County
  4. Tennessee
  5. Tennessee
  6. Tennessee
  7. Trimble County
  8. United Stated - map, 1784
  9. Virginia
  10. Warren County
  11. Washington County
  12. Wayne County
  13. Webster County
  14. Whitley County
  15. Wolfe County
Box 25
  1. Union County
  2. Woodford County
  3. United States - map, 1908
  4. West - early surveys

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