Query: Mineralogy
Henry Stephens Washington Papers
Dates:
1890-1909
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-254
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of Henry Stephens Washington, a noted geochemist, who, along with Whitman Cross, Joseph Paxson Iddings, and Louis V. Pirsson, created a system of normative nomenclature for the classification of igneous rocks, which became known as the CIPW Norm. Notable correspondents include James Furman Kemp …

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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website for the Department of Mineral Sciences as it existed on September 10, 2015. The website includes information about research, collections, exhibitions, seminars, facilities, and staff. In addition, it includes references to standards and the newsletter, "NMNH Geosciences." The Dom Pedro Aquamarine section of the website was …

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Website Records
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-046
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website for the Department of Mineral Sciences as it existed on June 27, 2017. The website includes information about research, collections, exhibitions, seminars, facilities, and staff. In addition, it includes references to standards and the newsletter, "NMNH Geosciences." Detailed collections information is not included in this accession …

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Website Records
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 20-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Department of Mineral Sciences website. It was crawled twice on November 27, 2018, shortly before the website was taken offline and its contents incorporated into the National Museum of Natural History website. The Department of Mineral Sciences website includes information about research, collections, exhibitions, seminars, facilities, and …

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Arthur R. Allen Papers
Dates:
1928-1964
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7261
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Website Records
Dates:
2020
Collection ID:
Accession 21-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a subsite of the National Museum of Natural History website as well as a stand-alone website, both maintained by the Department of Mineral Sciences. The Hope Diamond subsite, crawled on April 6, 2020, provides a historical timeline and images of the Hope Diamond. The Global Volcanism Program website …

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John Varden Papers
Dates:
1829-1863
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of a few pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence, a daybook of the Washington City Museum from 1829 to 1841, a journal containing a listing of artifacts collected by the Museum, 1837-1841, a catalog of collections housed in the National Gallery of the Patent Office as of 1852, and Varden's diary …

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Charles Upham Shepard Papers
Creators:
Shepard, Charles Upham, 1804-1886
Dates:
1830, 1842-1894 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7283
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists primarily of correspondence with mineralogists., collectors, and museums concerning Shepard's research on meteorites and the acquisition of specimens for his collection. Also included are notebooks, scrapbooks, catalogues, and lectures of Shepard; specimen lists; and newspaper clippings collected by Shepard mostly concerning meteorites. A small amount of correspondence …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Smithsonian Chemist
Dates:
1880-1883
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 241
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of one letterpress book recording Taylor's reports of chemical analysis to various inquirers.

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Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Henderson, Edward P., interviewee
Dates:
1984-1985
Size:
16 audiotapes (Reference copies). 26 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9529
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives 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. Program …

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