Biographical File,
1862-1927 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7230
Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Geology
Dates:
1862-1927 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9.5 cu. ft. (19 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This biographical file was maintained by the United States National Museum's Department of Geology and several of its curators. Included in the file are biographies, obituaries, memoirs, and memorial service programs and addresses of prominent scientists, particularly American geologists and paleontologists, as well as some notable Smithsonian Institution personnel. Also included are newspaper feature stories about geologists and their important geological discoveries or contributions to their field of study. Many of the publications include published prints or an occasional photograph of the subject. Also attached by the Department to some of the publications is correspondence, 1836-1958, usually written by the subject.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7230, United States National Museum. Department of Geology, Biographical File

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Geologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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