Joseph Augustine Cushman (1881-1949)

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

Creator: Cushman, Joseph A (Joseph Augustine) 1881-1949

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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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.)

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

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

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0771]