Joseph Paxson Iddings (January 21, 1857 — September 8, 1920) was an American geologist and a petrologist.     The National Academies Press called Iddings "an outstanding leader of petrology". The New York Times called him "a distinguished petrologist". Iddings was a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a member of the Geological Society of London, the American Philosophical Society, a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a member of the Scientific Society of Christiania, an honorary member of the Societé francaise de Mineralogie, an honorary curator of petrology in the U.S. National Museum. Yale University established Iddings Scholarship for Graduate Studies.
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- ^ Smithsonian Institution Archives;SIA RU007205, Iddings, Joseph Paxson 1857-1920, Joseph Paxson Iddings Papers, 1914
- ^ Encyclopedia Britannica:Joseph Paxson Iddings
- ^ Memorial of Joseph Paxton Iddings [1857-1920] Geological Society of America Bulletin, April 1933, v. 44, p. 352-374
- ^ TAFT SAYS KNOX'S HANDICAP IS GONE; Conferring of Yale's Degree of Doctor of Laws Has Removed It. TALKS AT ALUMNI DINNER Says He and Knox Are Like Man Riding Away from Office, but Going Very Slowly. June 27, 1907,
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