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

Accession 10-167

Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009

Brian Harold Mason Papers, 1920s-1992

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: 1920s-1992
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 10-167
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These are the papers of Brian Harold Mason (1917-2009), Curator, Meteorites Division, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History. Mason's research focused on the mineralogy and petrology of meteorites and cosmochemistry. Materials include correspondence, autobiographical information, field notebooks, research files and materials related to this biographical research on Victor Moritz Goldschmidt.

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These are the papers of Brian Harold Mason (1917-2009), Curator, Meteorites Division, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History. Mason's research focused on the mineralogy and petrology of meteorites and cosmochemistry. Materials include correspondence, autobiographical information, field notebooks, research files and materials related to this biographical research on Victor Moritz Goldschmidt.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-167, Brian Harold Mason Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Personal Correspondence

A

Box 1 of 2

B

Box 1 of 2

C

Box 1 of 2

D

Box 1 of 2

E-F

Box 1 of 2

G

Box 1 of 2

H-J

Box 1 of 2

K-L

Box 1 of 2

M

Box 1 of 2

N-O

Box 1 of 2

P-Q

Box 1 of 2

R

Box 1 of 2

S

Box 1 of 2

T-V

Box 1 of 2

W-Z

Box 1 of 2

VMG (Victor Mortiz Goldschmidt) Document Copies

Until 1992

Box 1 of 2

1922-1929

Box 1 of 2

1929-1935

Box 1 of 2

1935-1939

Box 1 of 2

1940-1943

Box 1 of 2

1944-1945

Box 1 of 2

1946-1947

Box 1 of 2

VMG Geochemistry

Vernadsky Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

VMG Commemorative

Box 1 of 2

Koalheim Notes

Box 1 of 2

Barth

Box 1 of 2

Nobel Prize Notes

Box 1 of 2

VMG Archival Material, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 2

Field Books (small notebooks)

Folder 1 - Field Books 1,2, and 3 - 1957-1958

Box 1 of 2

Folder 2 - Field books 4 and 5 - 1958; New Zealand 1954

Box 1 of 2

Australites

Australian Meteorite Experiment General

Box 1 of 2

Australites D, R.I., Comp.

Box 1 of 2

Australites Stratigraphy and Ages

Box 1 of 2

Notes on Large Australites

Box 1 of 2

Australites Forms, Weight, etc.

Box 1 of 2

Australites - Chemistry Plots

Box 1 of 2

Australite Maps

Box 1 of 2

Australite - Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 2

Brian Mason Biographical

Photographs

Box 1 of 2

Mason Publication List

Box 1 of 2

Mason Travel and Field Notes

Box 1 of 2

Mason Contributions

Box 1 of 2

Mason Biography

Box 1 of 2

Brian Mason Correspondence and Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

VMG Eskola Correspondence 1920s to 1940s

Box 2 of 2

VMG Post-Publication Correspondence

Box 2 of 2

VMG Correspondence, Family Tree, Review, Etc.

Box 2 of 2

VMG Manuscript

Box 2 of 2

VMG Slides

Box 2 of 2

VMG Original Photos, Negatives

Box 2 of 2

VMG Plates 1-43

Box 2 of 2