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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-204

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology

Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda, 1955-2003

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Title: Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Dates: 1955-2003
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 09-204
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda and project files documenting the work of Richard H. Benson (1929-2003). Benson was an expert on animal forms and served as chair of the Paleobiology Department from 1997-2001.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda and project files documenting the work of Richard H. Benson (1929-2003). Benson was an expert on animal forms and served as chair of the Paleobiology Department from 1997-2001.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-204, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, 1965-1980

Folder 1 Absolon-Azzouz, 1974-1975

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Folder 2 Berggren-Burckle, 1966-1980

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Folder 3 Cepek-Czechloslovakia, 1974-1979

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Folder 4 Dafni-Duee, 1975-1980

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Folder 5 Eagan-Gunther, 1967-1976

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Folder 6 Haas-Hultquist, 1974-1980

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Folder 7 Feys-Joy, 1967-1978

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Folder 8 Kaesler-Krutak, 1973-1980

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Folder 9 Lance Myers, 1964-1980

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Folder 10 Mckenzie-Oliver, 1972-1978

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Folder 11 Paluso-Purper, 1969-1980

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Folder 12 Quilty-Russo, 1971-1979

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Folder 13 Sanders-Szczechura, 1970-1980

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Folder 14 Teichert-Wright, 1971-1979

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Folder 15 Department Correspondence and Memos, 1970-1980

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Folder 16 S.I. (Smithsonian Institution) Research Awards, 1967-1972

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Folder 17 Academic Publications and Equipment, 1967-1973

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Folder 18 Deep Sea Drilling Project, 1976-1978

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Folder 19 Correspondence, F-G, 1967-1973

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Folder 20 Correspondence, H, 1965-1973

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Folder 21 I-K, 1967-1973

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Folder 22 L-M, 1969-1973

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Folder 23 N-O, 1968-1973

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Folder 24 P-R, 1967-1973

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Folder 25 S, 1968-1973

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Folder 26 A (miscellaneous), 1967-1973

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Folder 27 B (miscellaneous)

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Folder 28 C (miscellaneous), 1967-1972

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Folder 29 D (miscellaneous), 1967-1973

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Folder 30 XYZ (miscellaneous)

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Folder 31 Sylvester Bradleym 1967-1973

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Folder 32 TV, 1967-1973

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Folder 33 Waggoner-Wright, 1968-1972

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Box 2

Correspondence, 1964-1998

Folder 1 Stratigraphic Correlations Panel (SCP), 1978-1979

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Folder 2 March PCOM (SCP), 1979

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Folder 3 PCOM Action (SCP), 1978-1979

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Folder 4 BRSOV CEPEK (SCP), 1979-1980

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Folder 5 SCP Panel, 1979

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Folder 6 SCP Panel, 1979

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Folder 7 SCP Correspondence (DSDP), 1977-1980

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Folder 8 Piston Coring (Glomar Challenger), 1979

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Folder 9 Ship reports (Glomar Challenger), 1978-1980

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Folder 10 Rhode Island Survey Team, 1966

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Folder 11 (R.I.S.T.) Oceanography - Wallen, 1966-1967

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Folder 12 India (expedition), 1968

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Folder 13 Pokorny, 1966-1967

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Folder 14 Fern Glen Correspondence, 1964

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Folder 15 Lamont Correspondence, 1965

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Folder 16 Tunisia Expedition, 1971-1976

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Folder 17 Smithsonian Education - W. Merrill Correspondence, 1964-1965

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Folder 18 Nagle Key Cape Cod Ostracods

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Folder 19 Scholarly Studies Proposals, 1984-1988

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Folder 20 Scholarly Studies Proposals, 1984-1988

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Folder 21 Scholarly Studies Proposals, 1989

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Folder 22 C.R.D.F. Proposals (Semenenko), 1996-1998

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Folder 23 Twinning Proposal, 1996-1997

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Folder 24 National Geographic Society, 1980-1989

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Folder 25 Proposals (Miscellaneous), 1989-1996

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Folder 26 Manuscripts Correspondence, 1983-1997

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Folder 27 Special Reports on Benson Research, 1968-1991

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Box 3

Correspondence and Documents Regarding Research, 1955-2002

Folder 1 Research Proposal, 1978-1980

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Folder 2 Research with L. Deck and R. Chapman, 1982-1983

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Folder 3 Research Proposal, 1974

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Folder 4 Antarctic, 1969

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Folder 5 Research Vessel Ellida, 1966

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Folder 6 Bonacca Expedition, 1964

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Folder 7 Jerry Prager, 1963

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Folder 8 International Paleontological Union, 1969

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Folder 9 Miami Marine Lab, 1957

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Folder 10 Leitz Microscopes and National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant, 1964

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Folder 11 Committee on Punch Card Usage, 1964

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Folder 12 IPA Working Group, 1969-1974

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Folder 13 Field, 1985

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Folder 14 Correspondence - Boardman, 1962-1964

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Folder 15 Smithsonian-KU Coop., 1964-1965

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Folder 16 Correspondence, 1964

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Folder 17 Correspondence, 1965-1976

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Folder 18 SEM Research Proposal, 1971-1972

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Folder 19 Brown Bear Cruises, 1955-1957

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Folder 20 Proposal - Fossil Ostracodes of Joides Cores, 1969

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Folder 21 SCP Meeting, 1980

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Folder 22 SCP Meeting, 1979

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Folder 23 PCOM meeting - D.C., 1979

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Folder 24 PMP minutes, 1977-1978

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Folder 25 Working Group G, 1978

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Folder 26 Indian Ocean Expedition, 1963-1965

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Folder 27 SCP minutes, 1977-1978

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Folder 28 Netting for plankton nets, 1965

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Folder 29 Benson, 1977-2002

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Folder 30 Smithsonian Personnel Actions, 1993-2000

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Folder 31 R. H. Benson Performance Appraisal, 1984-2002

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Box 4

Moroccan Project and Miscellaneous Correspondence

Folder 1 Agreements, 1984-1985

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Folder 2 Embassy Communications, 1983-1997

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Folder 3 National Geographic Society, 1984-1996

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Folder 4 Morocco Project, 1985-1992

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Folder 5 Communication re: Landrover-Bordeaux, 1985-2001

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Folder 6 Correspondence re: Landrover-Bordeaux, 1984-2001

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Folder 7 Landrover, 1983-1993

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Folder 8 Hamoudi, Mohamed, 1988

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Folder 9 Elbied-Rakic, Kruna, 1993-2001

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Folder 10 Kruna, 1986-2001

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Folder 11 Research Initiative, 1994-1997

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Folder 12 ROF Proposals, 1997

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Folder 13 Moroccan receipts, 1985-1986

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Folder 14 Shipping, 1988-1990

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Folder 15 SOLMAROC (Moroccan Drilling), 1987-1988

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Folder 16 Naples Marine Station, 1984-1985

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Folder 17 CNRS - France, 1984

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Folder 18 ONAREP, 1985

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Folder 19 Seminar Series on Neogene High Resolution Stratigraphy, 1997

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Folder 20 Carlos Alvarez-Zarikia, 1995

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Folder 21 Aubrey (Marie Pierre), 1984-1985

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Folder 22 Bensaid & Dohmani, 1984-2000

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Folder 23 Bonaduce, 1984-1997

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Folder 24 Bouab, Badia, 1984

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Folder 25 Ben Moussa - Bou Regreg

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Folder 26 Berggren, 1984-1993

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Folder 27 Feinberg, 1984-1985

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Folder 28 Hodell, David A., 1985-1994

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Folder 29 Dennis Kent, 1989-1997

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Folder 30 Nadia Gagic, 1987-1991

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Folder 31 Roberto Mazzei, 1992-1993

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Folder 32 J. M. Rouchy, 1992-1993

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Folder 33 Possi, 1984-1985

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Folder 34 Napoleone, G., 1985-1989

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Folder 35 Correspondence (miscellaneous), 1985-1990

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Folder 36 Correspondence (miscellaneous), 1986-1990

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Folder 37 Correspondence (miscellaneous), 1989-1998

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Folder 38 Correspondence (miscellaneous), 2002

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Folder 39 Dell'Antonia, B., 2002

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Folder 40 Ivan Karanovic, 2002

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Folder 41 Amnon Rosenfeld, 2002

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Folder 42 Department Memos, 1979-1997

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Folder 43 Memos - Ross Simons (Assistant Secretary for Science), 1993-1997

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Folder 44 Congressional Night, 1999

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Folder 45 Big Bend National Park, 2000

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Box 5

Correspondence, 1984-2002

Folder 1 Search for the Ancient Straits of Gibraltar (Morocco), 1986

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Folder 2 Subcommission on Neogene Stratigraphy (Mio. /Plio. Boundary)

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Folder 3 1st Congress - RCANS, October 1992

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Folder 4 Working Group on Stratigraphy -GSSP, 1990-1992

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Folder 5 Atlantic-Neogene Meeting, 1989-1991

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Folder 6 Tom Cronin's Reston Workshop, 1993

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Folder 7 Alboran Basin-Med. Gateway ODP Project 429 (Saclant), 1993-1994

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Folder 8 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - Global Climatic Change, 1997

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Folder 9 RCMNS, 2000

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Folder 10 Universidad de Salamanca Accord (Civis), 1987-1991

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Folder 11 Salaj, Joseph, 1986-1987

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Folder 12 Jones (Robert) - Malta, 1991-1993

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Folder 13 University of Bordeaux Protocole Accord, 1988

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Folder 14 Fellowships and Grants, 1986-2002

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Folder 15 Fellowships and Grants, 1986-1991

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Folder 16 Fellowships and Grants, 1986-1987

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Folder 17 Dingle, Richard, 1988-1990

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Folder 18 Hilgen, F. J.

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Folder 19 Eric Braccini, 1991-1992

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Folder 20 Civis, Jorge

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Folder 21 Cronin, Tom, 1998

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Folder 22 Cunningham, Kevin, 1991-1997

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Folder 23 F. J. Sierro

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Folder 24 J. A. Flores, 1991

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Folder 25 Gene Hunt (Fellowships and Grants), 2000-2003

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Folder 26 Bilal U. Haq, 1989

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Folder 27 Moscow Materials, 1984

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Folder 28 NATO and UNESCO, 1996

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Folder 29 Agusti, J. - IX Congress RCMNS

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Folder 30 Berger, A., 1992-1995

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Folder 31 Rodolfo Sprovieri, 1996-1997

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Folder 32 J. P. Peypouquet, 1988-1997

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Folder 33 Boersma, Ann, 1987-1994

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Folder 34 Kalb, J., 1993

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Folder 35 Mike Keen-University of Glasgow, 1995

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Folder 36 Ayers, Michael - Eltanin Kerguelen, 1971-2001

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Folder 37 Laskar, J., 1996

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Folder 38 LeRoy, Suzanne, 1993

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Folder 39 Kerry Swanson, 1993

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Folder 40 Iaccarino & Krijgsman, 1996-1997

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Folder 41 Rasskin-Gutman, Diego, 1992-2000

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Folder 42 Robert Ross

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Folder 43 Schellenberg, Stephen, 1998-2002

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Folder 44 Semenenko, 1992-1998

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Folder 45 R. Kaesler - KU - S.I. Ukraine Program, 1992-1993

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Folder 46 Suc, J. P., 1990-1997

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Folder 47 Anne de Vernal

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Folder 48 Warny, Sophie, 1995-1996

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Folder 49 Jijun Zhang, 1992-1997

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