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

Accession 11-297

Schmidt, Clarence A.

Clarence A. Schmidt Papers, 1938-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Schmidt, Clarence A.
Title: Clarence A. Schmidt Papers
Dates: 1938-1999
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 11-297
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence and a scrapbook documenting the discovery of the Goose Lake, California, meteorite. The scrapbook, created by Clarence A. Schmidt, contains photographs and newspaper clippings about the discovery and the transfer of the meteorite to the Smithsonian Institution. This relates to material in the United States National Museum file for accession 151638.

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This accession consists of correspondence and a scrapbook documenting the discovery of the Goose Lake, California, meteorite. The scrapbook, created by Clarence A. Schmidt, contains photographs and newspaper clippings about the discovery and the transfer of the meteorite to the Smithsonian. This relates to material in the United States National Museum file for accession 151638.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-297, Clarence A. Schmidt Papers

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Container List

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Correspondence, 1999, and index to correspondence

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Correspondence, 1938-1940

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Correspondence, 1968-1973 and 1960 "Fragments from Space" (CBS story)

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Newspaper Clippings

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Photographs

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Scrapbook

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