Brian Harold Mason Papers,
1953-2001

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-194
Creators:
Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009
Dates:
1953-2001
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the papers of Brian Harold Mason, Curator Emeritus, Meteorites Division, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History. Mason curates and classifies the more than 700 meteorites recovered each year from Antarctica under a joint Smithsonian-National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)-National Science Foundation program. His research focuses on the mineralogy and petrology of meteorites and cosmochemistry. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and project files pertaining to the Allende Meteorite, Antarctic meteorites, and a biography of Victor Moritz Goldschmidt.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-194, Brian Harold Mason Papers

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Goldschmidt, V. M. (Victor Moritz), 1888-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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