Henry Stephens Washington Papers,
1890-1909

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 16-254
Creators:
Washington, Henry S. (Henry Stephens), 1867-1934
Dates:
1890-1909
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the correspondence of Henry Stephens Washington, a noted geochemist, who, along with Whitman Cross, Joseph Paxson Iddings, and Louis V. Pirsson, created a system of normative nomenclature for the classification of igneous rocks, which became known as the CIPW Norm. Notable correspondents include James Furman Kemp and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Fridtjof Nansen. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence; a glass negative; and other related materials.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-254, Henry Stephens Washington Papers

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cross, Whitman, 1854-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pirsson, Louis V. (Louis Valentine), 1860-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kemp, James Furman, 1859-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minerals -- Nomenclature Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petrology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minerology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Minerologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mineralogical chemistry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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