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Accession 96-097

Clarke, Roy S.

Roy S. Clarke Papers, circa 1988-1995, with materials from 1929

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Clarke, Roy S.
Title: Roy S. Clarke Papers
Dates: circa 1988-1995, with materials from 1929
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 96-097
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Roy S. Clarke, Jr., Curator Emeritus, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History, is an authority on meteorites. This accession consists of materials created and collected by Clarke documenting research on the Port Orford Meteorite. Materials include correspondence, drafts, manuscripts, and notes of Clarke; correspondence, drafts, notes, and publications of Erwin F. Lange, a professor at Portland State College, who also was interested in the origin of the Port Orford Meteorite; and collected research materials of Howard Plotkin on the Port Orford Meteorite. The research of Clark and Plotkin was eventually published in "The Port Orford, Oregon Meteorite Mystery," Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences, no. 31. Also included are a few letters of George P. Merrill, William F. Foshag, and Harvey Harlow Nininger dating from 1929.

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Roy S. Clarke, Jr., Curator Emeritus, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), is an authority on meteorites. This accession consists of materials created and collected by Clarke documenting research on the Port Orford Meteorite. Materials include correspondence, drafts, manuscripts, and notes of Clarke; correspondence, drafts, notes, and publications of Erwin F. Lange, a professor at Portland State College, who also was interested in the origin of the Port Orford Meteorite; and collected research materials of Howard Plotkin on the Port Orford Meteorite. The research of Clark and Plotkin was eventually published in "The Port Orford, Oregon Meteorite Mystery," Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences, no. 31. Also included are a few letters of George P. Merrill, William F. Foshag, and Harvey Harlow Nininger dating from 1929. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-097, Roy S. Clarke Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, drafts, notes, and related materials of Roy S. Clarke, Jr. concerning the Port Orford Meteorite.

Borgard, Douglas R.

Box 1 of 3

Plotkin & Borgard

Box 1 of 3

Brophy, Gerald P.

Box 1 of 3

Buchwald, Vagn F.

Box 1 of 3

Davis, Andrew M.

Box 1 of 3

Dodd, Robert T.

Box 1 of 3

Evans, John - Governor of Colorado

Box 1 of 3

FBI Report, 1964

Box 1 of 3

Graham, Andrew L.

Box 1 of 3

Halemba, Rosa M.

Box 1 of 3

Harper's

Box 1 of 3

Henderson, Edward P.

Box 1 of 3

Henry, Joseph

Box 1 of 3

Hollister, Hal

Box 1 of 3

Hull, Donald A.

Box 1 of 3

India: Geological Survey of

Box 1 of 3

Jackson, Charles T.

Box 1 of 3

Johnson, Philip

Box 1 of 3

Kurat, Gero

Box 1 of 3

Marvin, Ursula B.

Box 1 of 3

McKinsey, L. R. (Mrs.)

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 1 of 3

Moore, Carleton B.

Box 1 of 3

Mustard Seed Associates

Box 1 of 3

Merrill, George P.

Box 1 of 3

Ninninger, H. H. - Wetmore-Foshag

Box 1 of 3

Olsen, Edward

Box 1 of 3

Pawson, David - Publications Committee

Box 1 of 3

Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences

Box 1 of 3

Plotkin, Howard (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Pruett, J. Hugh

Box 1 of 3

Pugh, Richard

Box 1 of 3

Rothenberg, Marc

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Press

Box 1 of 3

Spahn, Barbara J.

Box 1 of 3

Switzer, George S.

Box 1 of 3

Tanner, Mary R.

Box 1 of 3

Treiman, Allan H.

Box 1 of 3

Vendett, Nancy J. (Genius, Inc.)

Box 1 of 3

Viles, Donald M.

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Information Sheet

Box 1 of 3

Henderson & Dole, 1964

Box 1 of 3

Press

Box 1 of 3

Distribution (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Evans' Journal

Box 1 of 3

Evans Descriptive Catalogue

Box 1 of 3

Port Orford Photographs (Howard's Paper)

Box 1 of 3

Photographs & Negatives

Box 1 of 3

The Port Orford Meteorite by E. P. Henderson

Box 1 of 3

Dr. Evans' Journal, 1853-1856

Box 1 of 3

Maps

Box 1 of 3

The Port Orford, Oregon Meteorite Mystery - Working Copy (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 3

Plotkin, June 1990

Box 1 of 3

Plotkin, January 25, 1991

Box 1 of 3

Port Orford Meteorite Paper - 2nd Draft - Original

Box 1 of 3

Port Orford Meteorite - Drafts

Box 1 of 3

Port Orford: Buchwald & Clarke

Box 1 of 3

Buchwald & Clarke - 1st Draft

Box 1 of 3

Buchwald & Clarke, June 1990

Box 1 of 3

Port Orford Story - VHS videotape

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Correspondence, drafts, notes, publications, and related materials of Erwin F. Lange concerning the Port Orford Meteorite, c. 1950s-1990s.

Lange - Book Manuscript

Box 2 of 3

Lange Materials (copies)

Box 2 of 3

Lange, Erwin F.

Box 2 of 3

Lange Port Orford Correspondence

Box 2 of 3

Leidy to Evans, Etc. - Port Orford Lange Materials

Box 2 of 3

Hypnosis of Someone - Port Orford Lange Materials

Box 2 of 3

Clippings, Reprints, Etc. - Port Orford Lange Materials

Box 2 of 3

Lange, Loree L. (Mrs. Erwin F.)

Box 2 of 3

Clippings & Photographs

Box 2 of 3

National Science Foundation (NSF) - History of Meteorites

Box 2 of 3

California Meteorite

Box 2 of 3

AACTE - Annual Meeting

Box 2 of 3

Catalog

Box 2 of 3

Meteorites - Information

Box 2 of 3

Meteorites - History (Chladni)

Box 2 of 3

Klamath Falls Meteorite

Box 2 of 3

Meteorites - Goose Lake, California

Box 2 of 3

Meteorite Publication

Box 2 of 3

Meteorite Publications & Clippings

Box 2 of 3

Meteorite Clippings

Box 2 of 3

Meteorite Articles & Clippings

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Collected research materials of Howard Plotkin concerning the Port Orford Meteorite.

Evans Correspondence (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Johnson Meteorite Photos

Box 3 of 3

Johnson Meteorite - Geology, Etc.

Box 3 of 3

Evans - Congressional Documents

Box 3 of 3

Evans

Box 3 of 3

Meteorites - Port Orford

Box 3 of 3

Johnson Meteorite

Box 3 of 3

Lange Correspondence

Box 3 of 3

Evans Journals

Box 3 of 3

Port Orford Meteorite - Smithsonian Manuscript

Box 3 of 3

Meteorites - Atacama Desert

Box 3 of 3

Richard X. Evans Papers

Box 3 of 3

Microfilm Reels: John Evans Letters & Diaries and The Papers of Charles T. Jackson

Box 3 of 3