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Accession 15-077

Geological Survey. Geologic Branch

Records, 1937

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Geological Survey. Geologic Branch
Title: Records
Dates: 1937
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 15-077
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of a satirical pamphlet created by the Pick and Hammer Club of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The Pick and Hammer Club was an organization within the Geologic Branch which began as a social group for young geologists that later created annual shows to poke fun at USGS bureaucracy and staff. This pamphlet appears to have belonged to Edwin N. Goddard, USGS Geologist, 1930-1949.

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This accession consists of a satirical pamphlet created by the Pick and Hammer Club of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The Pick and Hammer Club was an organization within the Geologic Branch which began as a social group for young geologists that later created annual shows to poke fun at USGS bureaucracy and staff. This pamphlet appears to have belonged to Edwin N. Goddard, USGS Geologist, 1930-1949.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-077, Records

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Box 1

"Preliminary Lust for Titles and Abstracts of Pipers To Be Paid at the Fiftieth Anomalous Meeting, Washington, Washington, Washington, Wednesday, December 29, 1937"

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