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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-346, National Museum of Natural History, Website Records
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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