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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-344
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Antarctic Meteorite Program section of the Department of Mineral Sciences website as it existed on February 16, 2017. The program is a cooperative agreement between the National Science Foundation, United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Smithsonian Institution which provides for...

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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:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1936, 1938, 1948-1977 and undated
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (25 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 266
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence documenting the operation of the Department of Mineral Sciences, 1963-1977, and its predecessor the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology of the Department of Geology, 1948-1963. With the exception of a few letters, correspondence of the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology prior to 1948 is not i...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Meteorites
Dates:
1965-2004
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the tenure of Eugene Jarosewich (1926-2007). Jarosewich was a Chemist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Mineral Sciences, Division of Meteorites from 1964 to 1998, and remained on as chemist emeritus until his death in 2007. Materials include a series of record books that record Jarosewich's a...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 18-230
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian GeoGallery" website, maintained by the Department of Mineral Sciences, as it existed on November 29, 2016. The website allows users to search or browse the National Museum of Natural History's collection of gems, minerals, meteorites, and rocks. This accession may not include all of the collection ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-028
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian GeoGallery" website, maintained by the Department of Mineral Sciences, as it existed on May 17, 2016. This website allows users to search or browse the National Museum of Natural History's collection of gems, minerals, meteorites, and rocks. This accession may not include all of the collection d...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2007
Collection ID:
Accession 07-187
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three departmental websites as they existed in 2007. All were replaced by redesigned websites during the spring and summer of 2007. It is unknown when any of the three websites were first made available to the public. The Department of Invertebrate Zoology website features information about staff research, departmen...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1953-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 619
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1956-2004
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional correspondence of Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. Simkin also served as Geologist, Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center, 1967-1972. Major topics covered in this accession include the creation and revision of "This Dyn...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Meteorites
Dates:
1963-1970 and undated
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 269
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence documenting the operation of the Division of Meteorites, 1963-1970. The correspondence is both incoming and outgoing and concerns the identification and acquisition of specimens; the publication of scientific manuscripts; exhibits; participation in professional societies; and divisional administratio...

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