Roy S. Clarke Papers,
1967-2009

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 15-302
Creators:
Clarke, Roy S.
Dates:
1967-2009
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
Roy S. Clarke, Jr., Curator and Curator Emeritus in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Mineral Sciences, is an authority on meteorites. This accession consists of correspondence; data sheets; numerous photographs, slides and negatives; articles; sketches; and other materials relating to meteorite identification and research. A significant amount of material relates to Antarctic Meteorites and the Old Woman Meteorite. The Old Woman Meteorite is the largest meteorite discovered in California (Barstow). Clarke and several others helped to analyze, research and extract the meteorite. A large number of photographs document this process.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-302, Roy S. Clarke Papers

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Repository Contact
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