Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 17-346
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of a section of the Department of Paleobiology website dedicated to Joseph Augustine Cushman, known as the father of American micropaleontology. Cushman was a pioneer in the use of foraminifera to support oil exploration in North America, developing a classification method that for the first time allowed foraminifera to be used for borehole correlation. The website section, crawled December 1, 2016, section provides biographical information, contributions to science, and information about related collections at the National Museum of Natural History. Materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-346, National Museum of Natural History, Website Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cushman, Joseph A. (Joseph Augustine), 1881-1949 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Paleobiology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paleontologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Micropaleontology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foraminifera, Fossil Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petroleum -- Prospecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petrology -- North America Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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