Correspondence,
1960-1989

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 421
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mineralogy
Dates:
1960-1989
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the operation of the Division of Mineralogy primarily from 1971 to 1989. The correspondence concerns the acquisition of collections, identification of specimens, research and professional activities of the staff, requests for information, and divisional administration.
Most of the correspondence was carried out by Paul E. Desautels, Associate Curator, 1963-1973, and Curator, 1973-1983; John S. White, Jr., Museum Specialist, 1963-1974, Associate Curator, 1974-1984, and Curator, 1984- ; and Pete J. Dunn, Museum Specialist, 1973- . Smaller amounts of correspondence were created by Joel E. Arem, Crystallographer, 1971-1974; Daniel E. Appleman, Crystallographer, 1974- ; and Jeffrey E. Post, Associate Curator, 1984- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 421, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mineralogy, Correspondence

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Desautels, Paul E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, John Sampson, 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dunn, Pete J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arem, Joel E., 1943- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Appleman, Daniel E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Post, Jeffrey Edward Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mineralogy Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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