National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), Department of Mineral Sciences, Curatorial Records, 1940-2016

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Creator

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Mineral Sciences
  • Broedel, Carl H.‏ (Carl Huntington),‏ 1908-‏
  • Jackson, Everett D. (Everett Dale), 1925-1978 ‎
  • Jones, William Richard, 1880- ‎
  • Chao, E. C. T.
  • Luhr, James F. ‎
  • Simkin, Tom

Description

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 volcanological, petrological, and geological field work conducted in numerous places around the world. Sites include: Stillwater County, Montana; the Lake Bosumtwi Crater, Ghana; the Nördlinger Ries Crater, Germany; California; Washington; Hawaii; American Samoa; South Africa; Europe; Greece; Italy; Mexico; Soviet Union; Spain; Australia; Chile; Armenia; Scotland; and Ireland.

Date Range

1940-2016

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

Place

  • United States
  • Ghana
  • Mexico
  • Washington
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • Hawaii
  • Europe
  • South Africa
  • American Samoa
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Montana

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-255

Extent

79 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives