Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, head of the Department of Geology, 1892-1919. He received geology's highest honor, the Penrose Medal, in 1926, and died in 1928. A lunar crater and a crater on Mars are named for him. He was survived by his son, Rollin Thomas Chamberlin (1881-1948), also a geologist and University of Chicago faculty member.

Photo of Chamberlin

From the Photographic Archive, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library. Available at: Identifier: apf1-01636