Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009
Brian Harold Mason Papers, circa 1958-1974
These are the papers of Brian Harold Mason, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History. Mason curates and classifies the more than 700 meteorites recovered each year from Antarctica under a joint Smithsonian-National Aeronautics and Space Administration-National Science Foundation. His research focuses on the mineralogy and petrology of meteorites and cosmochemistry. Materials include correspondence and memoranda.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Mineral Sciences
- United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90027, Brian Harold Mason Papers