Guide to Walter A. VerWiebe Papers


Collection Summary

Title: Walter A. VerWiebe Papers
Call Number: MS 2005-7
Size: 12.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Donated by Donald VerWiebe Schwartz and Claire Schwartz Cooper.
Processed by: JLY, 8/2005

Literary Rights

Literary rights were granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.


Content Note

The Walter A. VerWiebe Papers include materials that range in date from 1916 to 1961. This includes published writings, research/subject files, photographs, artifacts and ephemera, and other materials that document the career of Walter A. VerWiebe as a field geologist, published author, and educator.


Biography

Dr. VerWiebe was born August 26, 1887 in New York. His honored career in the field of Geology included field work, teaching, and publishing. This included summer stints in Pennsylvania, and with the Ohio, Michigan, and Kansas geological survey teams. He served as Field Geologist for Roxana (Shell) Petroleum Company, and Chief Geologist for the Sinclair Oil Company in Mexico and Alaska. His teaching experience included stays at Ohio State University, 1913-1918, the University of Michigan, 1923-1927, and the University of Wichita from 1927 until his retirement in 1955. His voluminous publication record includes the standards Historical Geology and How Oil Is Found. Dr. VerWiebe passed away in 1961 at seventy-three years of age.


Series Listing

Series 1 Box 1 - Box 5 Professional Writings. The series includes the published professional writings of Dr. VerWiebe and others in his field. Dr. VerWiebe's writings, Box 1 FF 1 - Box 3 FF 10, are arranged alphabetically by title and include books and journal articles from 1927 to 1957. The publications by others in his field, Box 3 FFs 4 - 24 are also arranged alphabetically by title and span the years 1922 to 1962. Also included is a look into the publication process of a book with the galley/proof copies of two of Dr. VerWiebe's books, How Oil Is Found, located in Box 4, and North American Petroleum, in Box 5.
Series 2 Box 6 - Box 10 FF 4 Research/Subject Files. These files have been arranged alphabetically by title and may include articles clipped from journals, drafts of papers or chapters, maps, correspondence, personal writings, and paper ephemera.
Series 3 Box 10 FFs 5 - 9 University of Wichita. The series helps document the Geology department during VerWiebe's tenure at the university, 1927 - 1953. Also included are materials discussing the Walter A. VerWiebe Geology Scholarship, established in 1954.
Series 4 Box 10 FFs 10 - 13 Organizations. Directories and ephemera from many of the organizations of which VerWiebe was a member.
Series 5 Box 10 FFs 14 - 17 Photographs. Series includes two photograph albums the first labeled "Bryce + Zion Utah" and the second "Yellowstone + Teton." Also included are photographs of VerWiebe and several stereoview cards.
Series 6 Box 10 FF 18 and Box 11 Artifacts and Ephemera. The series includes personal artifacts of VerWiebe including a wallet, lists of items needed for trips, samples of VerWiebe name cards, Posts Field Book with manuscript notes and drawings, the book Terry's Mexico, and a commencement gown, hood, and cap.
Series 7 Box 12 Oversized. Series includes oversized items including a Recognition Award, a Dr. Walter A. VerWiebe Geology Scholarship scrapbook that includes photographs and letters to honor and congratulate his achievements, 1954; photograph scrapbook of land areas (most labeled), and University of Wichita clippings scrapbooks, 1927-1932, 1933-1937, 1938-1952.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 -- Professional Writings
     
Box 1 FF 1 Ancestral Rocky Mountains [Reprinted for private circulation from The Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Vol. 14, No. 6, June, 1930]
Box 1 FF 2 Exploration for Oil and Gas In Western Kansas During 1939 [University of Kansas Publications, Vol. 1940, No. 3, July 24, 1940]
Box 1 FF 3 Exploration for Oil and Gas In Western Kansas During 1940 [University of Kansas Publications, August, 1941, Bulletin 36]
Box 1 FF 4 Exploration for Oil and Gas In Western Kansas During 1942 [University of Kansas Publications, June, 1943, Bulletin 48]
Box 1 FF 5 Exploration for Oil and Gas In Western Kansas During 1945 [University of Kansas Publications, June, 1946, Bulletin 62]
Box 1 FF 6 Exploration for Oil and Gas In Western Kansas During 1946 [University of Kansas Publications, July, 1947, Bulletin 68]
Box 1 FF 7 Geology As She Am Tought [included in The Compass of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Vol. 2, No. 3, March, 1927]
Box 1 FF 8 Geology Field Trips [University of Wichita, 1941]
Box 1 FF 9 Geology of Roscommon County, Michigan [Reprinted from Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Vol. VII, 1926]
Box 1 FF 10 Geosynical Boundary Faults [Reprinted for private circulation from The Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Vol. 20, No,. 7, July, 1936]
Box 1 FF 11 Historical Geology [Photo-Lithoprint Reproduction of Author's Manuscript by Edwards Brothers, Inc, 1934] This book was used as a text at the University of Wichita, the first edition copy includes previous owners name and address written on the cover as well as the inside front cover of the book. There is also underlining throughout. Also, as assigned, The Historical Geology Assignment Sheet for Spring 1934 is pasted to the back inside cover.
Box 1 FF 12 Historical Geology [Photo-Lithoprint Reproduction of Author's Manuscript by Edwards Brothers, Inc, 1934] This book was used as a text at the University of Wichita, the first edition copy is much cleaner than the one found in FF 11. Previous owners name applied with decal to title page. The Historical Geology Assignment Sheet for Spring 1934 has been removed.
Box 1 FF 13 How Oil is Found [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1951] Bound copy marked with corrections and notations. Includes underlining and marginalia.
Box 1 FF 14 How Oil is Found [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1953] Unbound copy
Box 1 FF 15 Kinderhook Dolomite of Sedgwick County, Kansas [Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Vol. 30, No. 10, October, 1946]
Box 1 FF 16 North American and Middle East Oil Fields [Edwards Brothers, Inc.1950] Book includes VerWiebe bookplate and marginalia
Box 2 FF 1 North American Petroleum with a Chapter on the Middle East [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1952]
Box 2 FF 2 North American Petroleum with a Chapter on the Middle East [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1957]
Box 2 FF 3 North American Petroleum with a Chapter on the Middle East [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1957]
Box 2 FF 4 North American Petroleum with a Chapter on the Middle East [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1952] Unbound copy. Has marginalia and underlining, revision copy for 1957 edition.
Box 2 FF 5 Oil Fields in North America [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1949]
Box 2 FF 6 Oil Fields in North America [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1949] Title page has manuscript note "First Copy Use to maker corrections." Book has marginalia and underlining
Box 2 FF 7 Oil Fields in North America [Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1949] Title page has manuscript note "Desk Copy WAVerWiebe." Book has marginalia.
Box 2 FF 8 Oil Industry in Kansas during 1942 [unknown source] A photocopied reading copy is also included.
Box 2 FF 9 Outline of Laboratory Work in General Geology [College Book Store, 1916]
Box 2 FF 10 Present Distribution and Thickness of Mesozoic Systems [Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Vol. 44, August 31, 1933]
Box 2 FF 11 Present Distribution and Thickness of Paleozoic Systems [Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Vol. 43, June 30, 1932]
Box 2 FF 12 Regional Exploration and Development in the Untied States [Reprinted from "Annual Reviews of Petroleum Technology," Vol. 5 (Covering 1939)]
Box 2 FF 13 Regional Geology and Development in the United States [Reprinted from "Annual Reviews of Petroleum Technology," Vol. 4 (Covering 1938)]
Box 2 FF 14 The Stratigraphy of Alpena County, Michigan [Reprinted from Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Vol. VII, 1926]
Box 2 FF 15  The Stratigraphy of Chippewa County, Michigan [Reprinted from Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Vol. VIII, 1927]
Box 2 FF 16 The Stratigraphy of the Petroliferous Area of Eastern Mexico [From The American Journal of Science, Vol.VIII, October, November and December, 1924]
Box 2 FF 17 Surface Geology of Menominee County, Michigan [Reprinted from Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, Vol. VII, 1926]
Box 2 FF 18 Tectonic Classification of Oil Fields in the United States [Reprinted for private circulation from The Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Vol. 13, No. 5, May, 1929]
Box 3 FF 1 Unusual Rock in Hodgeman County, Kansas with Andrew J. Lang [The Municipal University of Wichita Bulletin, University Studies No. 30, Vol. XXIX, No.4, October, 1954
Box 3 FF 2 The Wellington Formation of Central Kansas [Bulletin Municipal University of Wichita, University Studies No. 2, Vol. XII, No. 5, May,1937]
Box 3 FF 3 Western Kansas Oil and Gas Developments During 1938 [Bulletin of The University of Kansas, Vol. 40, No. 8, April, 1939]
Box 3 FF 4 Atoka Formation on the North Side of the McAlester Basin by Jack G. Blythe [Oklahoma Geological Survey, Circular 47, 1959] bound edition, inscribed to VerWiebe and signed by author.
Box 3 FF 5 Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists [Vol. 6, Number 3, May-June, 1922]
Box 3 FF 7 Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists [Vol. 45, Number 2, February, 1961]
Box 3 FF 8 Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists [Vol. 45, Number 3, Part II, February, 1961]
Box 3 FF 9 Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists [Vol. 45, Number 4, April, 1961]
Box 3 FF 10 Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists [Vol. 46, Number 1, January, 1962] Issue includes the memorial written for VerWiebe by B. W. Beebe and Lee H. Cornell. Folder also includes a copy of the memorial removed from the bulletin, two typed copies of the VerWiebe memorial, and correspondence regarding the research and writing of the memorial
Box 3 FF 11 Differential Entrapment of Oil and Gas in Arbuckle Dolomite of Central Kansas by Robert F. Walters [Reprinted for private circulation from The Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Vol. 42, No. 9, September, 1958] Issue is inscribed to VerWiebe and signed by author. Folder also includes a letter from author to VerWiebe thanking him for an encouraging letter he had recently received. The letter was originally found between pages 2142 and 2143 of the issue.
Box 3 FF 12 Directory of Geological Material in North America by J. V. Howell and A. I. Levorsen [The American Geological Institute, 1957]
Box 3 FF 13 Geologic Literature on North America 1785-1918 by John M. Nickles [Bulletin 736, Government Printing Office, 1923] Includes several pages, including title, marked with VerWiebe's "Personal Property" stamp
Box 3 FF 14 The Geological Society of America 1888-1930 by Herman LeRoy Fairchild [published by the Society, January, 1932] Inside page and title page have VerWiebe's "Personal Property" stamp.
Box 3 FF 16 The Geological Society of America Bulletin [Vol. 72, No. 2, February, 1961]
Box 3 FF 17 The Geological Society of America Bulletin [Vol. 72, No. 5, May, 1961]
Box 3 FF 18 The Geological Time Classification of the United States Geological Survey Compared with Other Classifications Accompanied by the Original Definitions of Era, Period and Epoch Terms by M. Grace Wilmarth [Bulletin 769, Government Printing Office, 1925] Title page has VerWiebe's "Personal Property" stamp. Between back cover (which as come apart from the spine) and the last page there is a still sealed envelope also marked with VerWiebe's stamp.
Box 3 FF 19 Kier's 5-Barrel Still by W. K. Cadman [Reprinted from the Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, Vol. 42, No. 4, 1960] Front cover is inscribed to VerWiebe and signed by author.
Box 3 FF 20 Publications of the Geological Survey [United States Government Printing Office, May, 1948] Listing of publications available for order. 2 copies both include marginalia. First copy has two notecards taped to the title page with the heading "Attic" and then lists of numbers underneath.
Box 3 FF 21 Rocks and Minerals of Michigan by The Department of Geology and Geography at Michigan State College [Franklin DeKleine Company, 1953] Included in the folder is the paper "Michigan's Gem Stones" by unknown author
Box 3 FF 22 Summary Digest of the Geology of Trinidad by H. G. Kugler [July 22, 1936]
Box 3 FF 23 The Synthesis of Seismograms from Well Log Data [United Geophysical Corporation, 1955]
Box 3 FF 24 Time of Migration of Oil and Gas by William Carruthers Gussow [reprinted for private circulation from The Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Vol. 39, No. 5, May, 1955. Front cover is inscribed to VerWiebe and signed by author.
Box 4   How Oil Is Found. The box includes the text in two separate forms before publication including oversized galley/proof pages and pages with marked illustrations and captions.
Box 5   North American Petroleum. Galley/proof pages
 
Series 2 -- Subject Files
     
Box 6 FF 2 Alabama
Box 6 FF 3 Alaska
Box 6 FF 4 Alaska Peninsula
Box 6 FF 5 SE Alaska
Box 6 FF 6 Alberta
Box 6 FF 7 Appalation Geosyncline
Box 6 FF 8 Argentina
Box 6 FF 9 Arkansas
Box 6 FF 10 Asia
Box 6 FF 11 Australia
Box 6 FF 12 Bahrein
Box 6 FF 13 Balcones Fault
Box 6 FF 14 Bend figures
Box 6 FF 15 Berea PM17
Box 6 FF 16 Berg
Box 6 FF 17 Big Horn
Box 6 FF 18 Blue Book
Box 6 FF 19 Blue Book 1958
Box 6 FF 20 Bolivia
Box 6 FF 21 Books on Geology Recommended Reading
Box 6 FF 22 Brazil
Box 6 FF 23 Burma
Box 6 FF 24 California
Box 6 FF 25 Canada Eastern
Box 6 FF 26 Central
Box 6 FF 27 Central America and Cuba
Box 6 FF 28 Chapter VIII Notes
Box 6 FF 29 China
Box 6 FF 30 Cincinnati Arch
Box 6 FF 31 Colombia
Box 6 FF 32 Colorado
Box 6 FF 33 Colorado NE
Box 6 FF 34 Colorado SE
Box 6 FF 35 Conversion Units
Box 6 FF 36 Cretaceous PM10
Box 6 FF 37 Cumberland Saddle
Box 6 FF 38 Cuyama
Box 6 FF 39 Deep
Box 6 FF 40 Deepest Wells
Box 6 FF 41 Dry Hole Percentage
Box 6 FF 42 Dundee PM38
Box 6 FF 43 East Interior Figures
Box 6 FF 44 East Texas
Box 6 FF 45 Ecuador
Box 6 FF 46 Electric Logs
Box 6 FF 47 Electric Prospecting
Box 6 FF 48 Egypt
Box 6 FF 49 Europe
Box 6 FF 50 Florida
Box 6 FF 51 Fossil Drawing
Box 6 FF 52 France
Box 7 FF 1 Gas
Box 7 FF 2 Geo Alumni
Box 7 FF 3 Geophysics
Box 7 FF 4 Geophysical Crews
Box 7 FF 5 General
Box 7 FF 6 Golden Trend
Box 7 FF 7 Gravity
Box 7 FF 8 Grand Canyon Arizona
Box 7 FF 9 Grey Book
Box 7 FF 10 Green Book
Box 7 FF 11 Green Book New Index
Box 7 FF 12 Green Book Revision 1957
Box 7 FF 13 Green Free Copies
Box 7 FF 14 Green River
Box 7 FF 15 History
Box 7 FF 16 History Personalities
Box 7 FF 17 History Transport
Box 7 FF 18 House
Box 7 FF 19 Humor
Box 7 FF 20 Illinois
Box 7 FF 21 Illustrations
Box 7 FF 23 Index
Box 7 FF 24 Indiana
Box 7 FF 25 Iran
Box 7 FF 26 Iran (old)
Box 7 FF 27 Iraq
Box 7 FF 28 Israel
Box 7 FF 29 Japan
Box 7 FF 30 Kansas
Box 7 FF 31 [Kansas] 27-4
Box 7 FF 32 [Kansas] 29-1E
Box 7 FF 33 Kansas State Geological Survey
Box 7 FF 34 Kay County Oklahoma Township Plats
Box 7 FF 35 Kay County Reports
Box 7 FF 36 Kentucky East Figures
Box 7 FF 37 Kentucky South
Box 7 FF 38 Kentucky Western
Box 7 FF 39 Kuwait
Box 7 FF 40 Laramie Basin
Box 7 FF 41 Largest Wells
Box 7 FF 42 Laterolog
Box 7 FF 43 Letter to Geo Alumni
Box 7 FF 44 Letters of Recommendation for Students
Box 7 FF 45 List Illustrations
Box 7 FF 46 Los Angeles Basin
Box 7 FF 47 Louisiana Gulf Coast
Box 7 FF 48 Louisiana No. Figures
Box 7 FF 49 Louisiana South
Box 7 FF 50 Maps
Box 7 FF 51 Maps
Box 7 FF 52 Magnetometer
Box 7 FF 53 Manitoba
Box 7 FF 54 Matador
Box 8 FF 1 Mexico
Box 8 FF 2 Mexico
Box 8 FF 3 Mexico Isthmus
Box 8 FF 4 Mexico Southern
Box 8 FF 5 Mexico Tabasco
Box 8 FF 6 Michigan
Box 8 FF 7 [Michigan]
Box 8 FF 8 [Michigan] PM11 S.Cent Mich; PM 11 Trenton; Chart 4 Traverse & Dundee; PM 28 Sylvania; PM28 Traverse; Ord. & Camb.
Box 8 FF 9 Middle East
Box 8 FF 10 Mississippi
Box 8 FF 11 Montana
Box 8 FF 12 [Montana] OC40; PM 43; PC 15 NW Mont Miss. & Devon
Box 8 FF 13 Mountain Front
Box 8 FF 14 Natural Gas
Box 8 FF 15 Nebraska
Box 8 FF 16 Nebraska East
Box 8 FF 17 Neutral Zone
Box 8 FF 18 Neutron Curve
Box 8 FF 19 Nevada & Idaho
Box 8 FF 20 New Mexico
Box 8 FF 21 New Mexico San Juan
Box 8 FF 22 New York Illustrations
Box 8 FF 23 New York Notes
Box 8 FF 24 Northern
Box 8 FF 25 Northern Mexico
Box 8 FF 26 Number of Wells Drilled
Box 8 FF 27 Ohio East
Box 8 FF 28 Oklahoma
Box 8 FF 29 Oklahoma Illustrations
Box 8 FF 30 Oklahoma NE Illustrations
Box 8 FF 31 [Oklahoma] NE, NW, SE, SW
Box 8 FF 32 Oregon
Box 8 FF 33 Ouachita-Amarillo
Box 8 FF 34 Pakistan
Box 8 FF 35 Paleographic Maps
Box 8 FF 36 Pantepec
Box 8 FF 37 Peace River
Box 8 FF 38 Pembina
Box 8 FF 39 Pennsylvania
Box 8 FF 40 Pennsylvania Figures
Box 8 FF 41 Permission to Copy Illustrations
Box 8 FF 42 Poetry
Box 8 FF 43 Powder River
Box 8 FF 44 Production Data
Box 8 FF 45 Publication List
Box 8 FF 46 Qatar
Box 8 FF 47 Qum
Box 9 FF 1 Radioactivity Well Logging
Box 9 FF 2 Recovery
Box 9 FF 3 Recovery Methods
Box 9 FF 4 Red Book
Box 9 FF 5 Red Book Advertisements
Box 9 FF 6 Red Book Free Copies
Box 9 FF 7 Red Book Revision 1954 & others
Box 9 FF 9 Reefs
Box 9 FF 10 Refining History
Box 9 FF 11 Research
Box 9 FF 12 Reserves
Box 9 FF 13 [Rose Hill District] PM 76 #1
Box 9 FF 14 [Russia] PC 16 sheet 1
Box 9 FF 15 Salina 40
Box 9 FF 16 Seminole
Box 9 FF 17 San Joaquin
Box 9 FF 18 Santa Maria
Box 9 FF 19 Saskatchewan
Box 9 FF 20 See Pages
Box 9 FF 21 S. P. Log
Box 9 FF 22 South America
Box 9 FF 23 Speeches and Talks
Box 9 FF 24 Tapline
Box 9 FF 25 Saudi Arabia New
Box 9 FF 26 South Dakota
Box 9 FF 27 Spraberry
Box 9 FF 28 Table Contents
Box 9 FF 29 Tennessee
Box 9 FF 30 Texas Gulf Coast
Box 9 FF 31 Texas North
Box 9 FF 32 Texas Panhandle
Box 9 FF 33 Torsion Balance
Box 9 FF 34 Trinidad
Box 9 FF 35 Turkey
Box 9 FF 36 Turner Valley
Box 9 FF 37 Tyler Basin
Box 9 FF 38 Utah
Box 9 FF 39 Utah SE
Box 9 FF 40 Ventura
Box 9 FF 41 Venezuela
Box 9 FF 42 Vinta Basin PM 75
Box 9 FF 43 Virginia
Box 9 FF 44 [Virginia] PM 76 #2
Box 9 FF 45 West Texas
Box 9 FF 46 West Texas Stratigraphy
Box 9 FF 47 West Virginia
Box 10 FF 1 Williston Basin
Box 10 FF 2 Wind River
Box 10 FF 3 Wyoming
Box 10 FF 4 X Section Paper
 
Series 3 -- University of Wichita
     
Box 10 FF 5 University of Wichita-- Publications of the Faculty September 1, 1926 to October 1, 1941, 2 copies, with manuscript markings next to VerWiebe's publications; Publications of the Faculty October 1, 1941 to June 1, 1953, 2 copies, one copy has manuscript markings and the other is free of any markings; Professional Record; photo page removed from Parnassus showing VerWiebe as Geology Department Head; list of Geology graduates from 1928-1941; A Brief Historical Sketch of Geo Alumni and Recapitulation for Fall 1954, both offering department history; a memorandum Regarding Fossil Exchanges (1954), Professor Emeritus of Geology certificate (1955), and two pieces of correspondence sent to VerWiebe (1956, 1959)
Box 10 FF 6 University of Wichita-- 2 audio reels(1) Dr.'s VerWiebe + McKinley 2/12/50 Side 1: Geologic Time Table Side 2: Interview.(2) Geologic Time Table 2/12/50 Dr. VerWiebe
Box 10 FF 7 University of Wichita-- History of the Geology Department For the Years 1927 to 1949 Prepared by W. A. VerWiebe, 2 copies. Each has manuscript notations, one copy includes an updated highlight sheet up to 1951-1952.
Box 10 FF 8 University of Wichita-- Bound journal includes the guest register from VerWiebe's retirement reception held May 20, 1953, at the Petroleum Club, and collected letters and telegrams sent to VerWiebe in honor of his retirement.
Box 10 FF 9 University of Wichita-- VerWiebe Scholarship materials including University of Wichita Biennial Catalogue Number 1957-1958 1958-1959 with mention of the Scholarship (p. 31), clippings, correspondence, and Application Form, and 1955 Policies and Procedures.
 
Series 4 -- Professional Organizations
     
Box 10 FF 10 Organizations-- American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Correspondence and clippings regarding VerWiebe's honorary lifetime membership (1955)
Box 10 FF 11 Organizations-- Kansas Geological Society. Directories 1959, 1960, 1961, 1968
Box 10 FF 12 Organizations-- Kansas Geological Society. Membership card (1951), Honorary Life Membership certificate (1951), Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Field Conference (September 1934), Bulletin (June 1952)
Box 10 FF 13 Organizations-- Other. Membership List of the Geological Society of America (1959), Cornell University Department of Geology alumni member register (1957)
 
Series 5 -- Photographs
     
Box 10 FF 14 Photograph album labeled "Bryce + Zion Utah." Includes black and white photographs and a colored card of Bryce Canyon
Box 10 FF 15 Photograph album labeled "Yellowstone Teton." Includes black and white photographs of landscapes and bears, most are identified
Box 10 FF 16 15 Stereoview cards– 5 from Keystone View Company, 10 appear self-made, all are identified
Box 10 FF 17 Loose photographs found throughout the collection, 4 of VerWiebe, 1 of unidentified group, 1 of Kier monument, and slides. The slides were removed from a box labeled Middle East Saudi Arabia.
 
Series 6 -- Artifacts and Ephemera
     
Box 10 FF 18 Wallet with VerWiebe's name and street address, lists of items needed for trips, samples of VerWiebe name cards, Posts Field Book with manuscript notes and drawings, book Terry's Mexico with VerWiebe's name and address in Mexico in manuscript on inside title page.
Box 11   Commencement hood, cap, and gown
 
Series 7 -- Oversized
     
Box 12   Oversized– Recognition Award from University of Wichita Alumni Association, 1958. Includes Resolution by Alumni Association also included (certificate was originally framed and resolution taped to backside, but removed for space purposes); Dr. Walter A. VerWiebe Geology Scholarship scrapbook includes photographs and letters to honor and congratulate Dr. VerWiebe, 1954; photograph scrapbook of land areas most labeled; University of Wichita clippings scrapbooks, 1927-1932, 1933-1937, 1938-1952.