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Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Geology
Dates:
circa 1909-1924
Size:
2.74 cu. ft. (3 document boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 5x8 box) (3 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of glass plate negatives of specimens from the Burgess Shale in the Rocky Mountains, near Field, British Columbia, Canada, collected by Charles D. Walcott, fourth Smithsonian Secretary. Materials include glass negatives of fossilized remains embedded in shale slabs and illustrations used in publications, as well as ...

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Dates:
1871-1912
Size:
1,195 Prints (albumen, silver gelatin, and platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of geologic features and the natural environment of the American West, Alaska, and Mexico, most of which were created during government surveys and the expansion of railroads during the 1800s. There are also photographs collected and made by individuals who worked or traveled in the west. Depicted locales include Alaska, Arizona, Brit...

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Creators:
Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930
Dates:
1870
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7369
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of four pen-and-ink drawings of geological formations executed by Henry Wood Elliott while serving with the Hayden Survey in Wyoming in 1870.

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Creators:
Orton, Edward, 1863-1932
Dates:
1921-1934
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.ortoedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Mainly correspondence regarding the acquisition of portraits and paintings for the Orton Memorial Library of Geology, Ohio State University,Columbus; biographical sketches; sketches; financial material; and clippings.

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Creators:
Wood, John A, 1932-
Dates:
1950-2005
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of correspondence and include photographs, clippings, research files and biographical information on John A. Wood.

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Hay, Richard L. (Richard LeRoy), 1926-
Leakey, L. S. B. (Louis Seymour Bazett), 1903-1972
Leakey, Mary D. (Mary Douglas), 1913-1996
Dates:
1953-2005
Size:
15.97 Linear feet ((13 document boxes, 3 flat boxes, 8 card file boxes, and 1 oversized box) plus 1 CD-RW and 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Richard LeRoy Hay was a geologist, known for his contributions to sedimentary petrography and archaeological geology. This collection contains field notebooks, maps, photographs, data, and documentation of geological specimens he collected, primarily in Africa, but also in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He was known for his work with Mary Leakey, in which he provided the geological framework for Olduvai Gorge and Laetoli in Tanzania.

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Dates:
2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9633
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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. Progra...

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Creators:
Knight, J. Brookes (James Brookes), 1888-1960
Dates:
circa 1928-1955 and undated
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7251
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of general correspondence with his family and amateur and professional paleontologists; unpublished manuscripts on gastropods and a typescript by F. M. Wadley of the United States Department of Agriculture; and drawings and a map of geological formations in central Texas. Correspondence concerns family financial matte...

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Creators:
Horodyski, Robert J., d. 1994
Dates:
1959-1996, 2005
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Robert J. Horodyski (d. 1994), a paleontologist and geologist with the Department of Geology at Tulane University. He spent much of his field time in Glacier National Park. Upon his death, part of his collection was sent to the National Museum of Natural History. Materials also include scientific ...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1825-1902
Size:
0.47 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Geology
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Geology forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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