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H.B. Stenzel 1899-1980

Responsible for much of the unique Tertiary collection at NPL, including a type collection of crabs.

Joined the BEG in 1934, and UTDGS in 1948.

His collection also includes specimens that span the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary.

Learn more about Stenzel from Keith Young in AAPG Bulletin; February 1982; v. 66; no. 2; p. 230-231, and investigate some of his research.

 


H.B. Stenzel
Henryk Bronislaw Stenzel
From a photograph in Ferguson, 1981, courtesy BEG

Relaxing at Booker's
At Booker's Cafe in Cushing, Texas, summer, 1949
Image submitted by C. E.. Porter to the UTDGS Newsletter for 1994

 

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