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Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Geology
Dates:
1862-1927 and undated
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (19 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7230
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This biographical file was maintained by the United States National Museum's Department of Geology and several of its curators. Included in the file are biographies, obituaries, memoirs, and memorial service programs and addresses of prominent scientists, particularly American geologists and paleontologists, as well as some notable Smithsonian...

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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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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:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1894-1910 and undated
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of accession catalogs maintained by the Department of Geology, 1900-1910, and by the Division of Mineralogy of the Department of Geology (prior to 1897, the Department of Minerals), 1894-1910; catalogs, specimen lists, and an alphabetic index of the Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection which was bequeathed to ...

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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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Creators:
Bassler, Ray S. (Ray Smith), 1878-
Dates:
1875-1961 and undated
Size:
5.22 cu. ft. (9 document boxes) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7234
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:
Henderson, Edward P. (Edward Porter), 1898-
Dates:
circa 1930-1987 and undated, with materials from 1859
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7349
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of correspondence and photographs documenting Henderson's career at the USNM and NMNH, and his research on meteorites. Most of the material dates from the 1960s and 1970s when Henderson was Curator Emeritus. Also included is an 1859 letter from an ancestor of Henderson's, Charles Henderson, to Martha M. Henderson, chronicl...

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Creators:
Kier, Porter M.
Dates:
1957-1985
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7360
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Porter M. Kier's research and curatorial careers. The letters concern the identification, exchange, and acquisition of specimens; the publication of scientific papers; field work; and professional activities, especially his work for the PSA.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Dates:
1949-2005
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of William A. Oliver in his positions at the United States Geological Survey (1957-1993) and the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1967-2005), as well as some materials dating back to his studies at Cornell University. His research interests included the study of Silurian and...

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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

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

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