Joseph Augustine Cushman (1881-1949)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0771]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0771

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Summary

From 1903-1923, geologist Joseph Augustine Cushman (1881-1949) was curator at Boston Society of Natural History. When he resigned in 1923, he built a lab behind his house in Sharon, Massachusetts, where he conducted independent research and consulted with oil companies. His collections were donated to the National Museum of Natural History in 1949.

Subject

  • Cushman, Joseph A (Joseph Augustine) 1881-1949
  • Boston Society of Natural History
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0771

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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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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0771]

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