Frederick Vernon Coville Papers
These papers of Frederick Vernon Coville were part of a group of Smithsonian Department of Botany records which were originally deposited in 1971 at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. In December 1977, the records were returned to the Smithsonian for maintenance in the Smithsonian Institution Archives.
William John McGee Papers
W J McGee (William John McGee was known to his colleagues and signed his notebooks as "W J McGee", without periods) was a geologist with the United States Geological Survey primarily in charge of surveying the Atlantic Coastal Plain, 1881-1893 and was an ethnologist in charge of the Bureau of American …
Mackenzie Gordon Papers
This accession consists of correspondence, reports, and notes concerning the research of Mackenzie Gordon. Materials relate to Gordon's carboniferous fossil work in the Batesville District, Arkansas, for the United States Geological Survey.
Hugh Dinsmore Miser photograph collection
Photographs mounted on two unbound album pages, probably put together by Hugh D. Miser. They depict pictographs in Utah; Elarco Natural Bridge in Glen Canyon, Arizona; an Arkansas diamond mine; and a portrait of Ben K. Emerson. Miser acquired the photographs from Kirk Bryan, Heber Christensen, and Wilbur A. Nelson …
MS 7030 Letter to John Wesley Powell transmitting archaeological specimens and sketches of petroglyphs
Gilbert, Grove Karl, 1843-1918
The collection consists of a letter dated March 24, 1896 from Grove Karl Gilbert to John Wesley Powell. The letter transmits archeological specimens (now held in the Department of Anthropology object collections) together with sketches of petroglyphs collected during work for the United States Geological Survey in the Arkansas River Valley from …
The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soils, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when …
Robert King Harris papers
The material of the collection relates to a large collection of archeological specimens which Harris began in 1924 and developed into a 100,000-piece amassment. The collection, ranging in time from the paleo-American to the historic, in part represents Harris's own field work but also incorporates material of other workers. It includes …
Edward Oscar Ulrich Papers
The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares, "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soils, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when …
Edward Oscar Ulrich Papers
This accession includes correspondence, notes, maps, photographs and negatives documenting Ulrich's research.
Joshua Irving Tracey Papers
This accession consists of correspondence, reports, proposals, papers, field notes, articles, and photographs documenting the career of Joshua Irving Tracey, Jr., Research Associate/Geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Tracey specialized in the recent geological history of the Pacific Ocean.