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Malcolm Stewart and Lynn Brant on the Penn State Geology Field Camp 1962
Malcolm Stewart and Lynn Brant on the return trip from Lima, Montana in 1962. Thanks to Lynn Brant, who says "Notice the cage sitting inside the cardboard box on the ground.  That was the squirrel we brought home [see his story].  I wonder how many laws we broke by moving wildlife around the country like that.... Malcolm and I had beards we displayed for a week in Butte [where they were stranded when their van broke down -- [see story] when NOBODY else was wearing them.  Even in Butte, we were oddities, and that's hard to accomplish in Butte."

Field Camp 1962

In 1962 the Geological Sciences Curriculum included Departments of Geology, Geophysics-Geochemistry, and Mineralogy.  GSc 470, Introduction to Field Geology, was taught in the 9th Term, and Field Geology (GSc 472) was taught as a summer course in the West.  It is unclear, from the University General Catalog, which majors were required to take GSc 472, but probably geophysicists were not.
Thanks to Lynn Brant and Al Bowser for the names for 1962.


Attendee List
Name Contact
Kenneth A (Al) Bowser  
Lynn A Brant (MS71, DEd80)  
Arthur F (Art) Fuller, Jr.  
Ron Smith (MS68)  
Ed Dowling  
James L Lovejoy  
Linda Williamson Groth (MS66)  
Peter K Groth (MS66)  
Malcolm Stewart  
Nan Stewart  



Rob Scholten

   Samuel B (Sam) Romberger
Samuel B (Sam) Romberger (PhD68)

Where They Stayed
   Little Sheep Creek Campground west of Lima, Montana (see the 1963 page)

Main Projects
   Mapping in the Tendoy Range

Click here to read Lynn Brant's recollections about the 1962 field camp

Sam Romberger remembers that "Norm Lavery [PhD68] was the camp cook; he opened a lot of cans.  Another thing, (actually there were others that I can't repeat) that I remember about Montana/Idaho is when Rob's wife got carded in the local bar."