Photograph Collection, c. 1919-1976 and undated

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Consists of photographs of curators and other departmental staff members, donors to the national collection of minerals and gems, geologists, paleontologists, mineralogists, and gemologists. The photographs were maintained by the Department of Mineral Sciences and its predecessor, the Department of Geology, of Materials include black-and-white and color photographs.


National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Geology


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1919
  • 1919-1976
  • c 1919-1976 and undated


  • Natural history museum curators
  • Geologists
  • Paleontologists
  • Gemologists
  • Mineralogists


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS01464

Physical description

0.69 cu. ft. processed holdings

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