The Branner Earth Sciences Library is named after John Casper Branner (1850-1922). Branner was, among many things, a geologist, an academic and a founding member of the faculty at Stanford and went on to become Stanford’s second president. He was also president of the Geological Society of America and served as the president of the Seismological Society of America.
Mappa [sic] geologico do Brazil, Geological Society of America, 1919. Branner, John Casper, Contributor.