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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Mineralogy and Petrology
Dates:
1932-1963
Size:
5 cu. ft. (10 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 268
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of Edward P. Henderson's official correspondence files as associate curator of the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology. A smaller amount of files were created by Roy S. Clarke, Jr., who was appointed chemist in the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology in 1957. Correspondence before 1942 was carried out ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Petrology and Volcanology
Dates:
1975-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 614
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of correspondence and memoranda documenting the operations of the Division of Petrology and Volcanology from 1975 to 1984. Most of the correspondence is written by the professional staff of the Division, but also included are letters of Museum Specialist Harold H. Banks, Jr. The records document the acquisition and id...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1969, undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-175
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photomicrographs of and research data related to lunar samples collected from the Apollo 11 mission. These materials were maintained by Dr. William G. Melson, Associate Curator in Charge of the Division of Petrology in the National Museum of Natural History's Department of Mineral Sciences. Melson utilized these ...

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Creators:
Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009
Dates:
circa 1958-1974
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90027
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These are the papers of Brian Harold Mason, 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-National Science Foundation. His research focuses on the mineralogy...

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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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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:
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:
Iddings, Joseph Paxson, 1857-1920
Dates:
1914
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7205
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of carbon copies of letters written by Iddings while in the South Pacific, dated August 20 to October 30, 1914.

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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. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1940-2006
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-255
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes created by Carl Huntington Broedel, William Richard Jones, E. C. T. Chao, Everett Dale Jackson, James F. Luhr, and Tom Simkin. Created under the auspices of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), these field books document ...

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