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left to right: Unidentified man and Marion Schmidt Escallon (1912-2003)

Subject: Escallon, Marion Schmidt 1912-2003, Sinclair Oil Company, Geological Survey (U.S.), University of Michigan, Texaco (Colombia), Petroleum

    

Type: Black-and-white photographs

    

Date: 1937, Dec-37

    

Topic: Paleontology

     Women scientists

    

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2746]

    

Summary: Unidentified man and Marion Schmidt Escallon (1912-2003), Sinclair Oil Company paleontologist, at a U.S. Geological Survey meeting, December 1937. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of Michigan, she was first woman employed as a petroleum exploration geologist at both the Sinclair and Texaco oil companies and ran Texaco's office in Colombia during the late 1930s

    

Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

    

Persistent URL:Link to data base record

    

Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

    

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