Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7291
United States National Museum
Collected Catalogs, Correspondence, and Specimen Lists on Mineral Sciences, 1894-1910 and undated
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 the United States National Museum in 1926; and outgoing correspondence concerning the Petrographic Reference Collection of the Department of Geology, 1896-1906.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- United States National Museum. Department of Geology
- United States National Museum. Division of Mineralogy and Petrology
- Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection
- Petrographic Reference Collection
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7291, United States National Museum, Collected Catalogs, Correspondence, and Specimen Lists on Mineral Sciences