Frank Wigglesworth Clark (1847-1931)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0133]

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0133

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Summary

Frank Wigglesworth Clark (1847-1931) was professor of chemistry at Howard University, 1873-1874, and at University of Cincinnati, 1874-1883. In 1883, Clarke joined the United States Geological Survey and served as Chief Chemist until 1925. Clarke was also Honorary Curator in the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology, Department of Geology, United States National Museum, 1883-1931, where he organized the Museum's mineral and gem collection. He is known as "father of geochemistry."

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  • Clarke, Frank Wigglesworth 1847-1931
  • University of Cincinnati
  • United States National Museum Department of Geology
  • Howard University
  • Geological Survey (U.S.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0133

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

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Geochemistry

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0133]