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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-194

Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009

Brian Harold Mason Papers, 1953-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009
Title: Brian Harold Mason Papers
Dates: 1953-2001
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 02-194
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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)-National Science Foundation program. His research focuses on the mineralogy and petrology of meteorites and cosmochemistry. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and project files pertaining to the Allende Meteorite, Antarctic meteorites, and a biography of Victor Moritz Goldschmidt.

Descriptive Entry

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)-National Science Foundation program. His research focuses on the mineralogy and petrology of meteorites and cosmochemistry. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and project files pertaining to the Allende Meteorite, Antarctic meteorites, and a biography of Victor Moritz Goldschmidt.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-194, Brian Harold Mason Papers

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Container List

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A, 1972-1994

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B, 1977-1996

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Binns, Ray A., 1974-1985

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C, 1961-1997

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Chalmers, R. O., 1984-1992

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Cleverly, W. H., 1977-1989

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D, 1968-1990

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E, 1966-1996

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F, 1962-1978

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Fitzgerald, M. J., 1979-1983

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G, 1978-1999

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Graham, Andrew, 1969-1992

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H, 1979-1994

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I, 1983-1994

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J, 1977-1992

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K, 1972-1997

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L, 1972-1985

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M, 1977-1999

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Martin, Philip M., 1975-1979

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N, 1961-1995

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Nagata, Takesi, 1980-1984

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Nathan, Simon, 2000-2001

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O, 1978-1983

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P, 1966-1991

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R, 1979-1999

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Ringwood, A. E., 1972-1973

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Rodgers, Kerry, 1994-1998

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S, 1971-1998

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Schmitt, Roman A., 1972-1975

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T, 1974-1990

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Taylor, S. Ross, 1974-1993

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U, 1953

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V, 1975-1980

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W, 1977-1990

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Wiik, H. Birger, 1972

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X, Y, Z, 1982-1991

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Yanai, Keizo, 1981-1989

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Allende Meteorite, 1969-1985 (2 folders)

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Antarctic Meteorites, 1977-1990 (2 folders)

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Victor Moritz Goldschmidt Biography, 1988-1992 (2 folders)

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