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us: Rabbitt, Mary C.

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Mary Priscilla Collins
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Cambridge (Mass.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Berkeley (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Oak Ridge (Tenn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Radcliffe College
        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Geology
          (lcsh) Seismology
            (lcsh) Geophysics
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Geologists
                (lcsh) Seismologists
                  (lcsh) Geophysicists
              • Sources

                • found: A brief history of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1974: title page (information provided by Mary C. Rabbitt)
                • found: U.S. Geological Survey, via WWW, viewed June 18, 2015 (Mary Collins Rabbitt, retired geophysicist, administrator, and research historian with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Reston, Virginia, died at her home in Washington, D.C., on August 8, 2002; born Mary Priscilla Collins in 1915 in Boston, Mass.. B.A. in geological sciences from Radcliffe 1937; postgraduate research at U.C. Berkeley; assistant seismologist at Harvard's Seismograph Station; during World War II, she served at the Oak Ridge Observatory in Tennessee and with the Office of Scientific Research and Development, working on nuclear and other explosion seismology; married 1947, John Charles Rabbitt, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey; worked for U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey's Seismology Branch, 1948-1949; geophysicist at USGS 1949-1978) {}
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