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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1936, 1938, 1948-1977 and undated
Size:
3.3 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 266
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

During FY 1964 major changes were made in the administrative organization of the Museum of Natural History. The Division of Insects was abolished as part of the Department of Zoology, and a new Department of Entomology was established with Divisions of Neuropteroids, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, and Myriapoda and Arachnida. The Department of Geology was abolished and in its place were created the Departments of Paleobiology and Mineral Sciences. The Department of Paleobiology included the Divisions of Invertebrate Paleontology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Paleobotany. The Department of Mineral Sciences contained Divisions of Mineralogy and Meteorites (the equivalents of the old Division of Mineralogy and Petrology).

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Creators:
Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009
Dates:
1953-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-194
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Brian Harold Mason, Curator Emeritus, Meteorites Division, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History. Mason curates and classifies the more than 700 meteorites recovered each year from Antarctica under a joint Smithsonian-National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)-Nati...

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Creators:
Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth, 1847-1931
Dates:
1873-1921
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Merrill, George P. (George Perkins), 1854-1929
Dates:
1889-1925 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains unpublished manuscripts by George P. Merrill and related materials. The Merrill manuscripts contain information on the history of the Department of Geology, United States National Museum. Other manuscripts document the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology.

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1881-1964
Size:
49 cu. ft. (98 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The administration of the United States National Museum required curators to submit regular reports on the activities of the departments, divisions, and sections. Prior to about 1900 these reports were often made monthly and semiannually as well as annually. The reports were traditionally submitted to the Director of the National Museum to ...

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Creators:
Henderson, Edward P. interviewee
Dates:
1984-1985
Size:
16 audiotapes (reference copies). 26 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9529
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Dates:
1930-1932, 1937-1984 and undated, with related records from 1882
Size:
17.56 cu. ft. (35 document boxes) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 328
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives would like to thank Frederick J. Collier and Martin A. Buzas for their assistance in the transfer of these records to the Archives.

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