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Accession 15-302

Clarke, Roy S.

Roy S. Clarke Papers, 1967-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Clarke, Roy S.
Title: Roy S. Clarke Papers
Dates: 1967-2009
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 15-302
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Roy S. Clarke, Jr., Curator and Curator Emeritus in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Mineral Sciences, is an authority on meteorites. This accession consists of correspondence; data sheets; numerous photographs, slides and negatives; articles; sketches; and other materials relating to meteorite identification and research. A significant amount of material relates to Antarctic Meteorites and the Old Woman Meteorite. The Old Woman Meteorite is the largest meteorite discovered in California (Barstow). Clarke and several others helped to analyze, research and extract the meteorite. A large number of photographs document this process.

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Roy S. Clarke, Jr., Curator and Curator Emeritus in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Mineral Sciences, is an authority on meteorites. This accession consists of correspondence; data sheets; numerous photographs, slides and negatives; articles; sketches; and other materials relating to meteorite identification and research. A significant amount of material relates to Antarctic Meteorites and the Old Woman Meteorite. The Old Woman Meteorite is the largest meteorite discovered in California (Barstow). Clarke and several others helped to analyze, research and extract the meteorite. A large number of photographs document this process.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-302, Roy S. Clarke Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA77219, Allan Hills, Antarctica

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA77283, Allan Hills, Antarctica

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA78100, Allan Hills, Antarctica

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA81013, Allan Hills, Antarctica

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA78252, Allan Hills, Antarctica

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA80104, Allan Hills, Antarctica

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA84165, Allan Hills, Antarctica

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: ALHA84233, Allan Hills, Antarctica

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: DRPA78001 and General, Derrick Peak

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: DRPA78003, Derrick Peak

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: DRPA78008, Derrick Peak

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: DRPA78007, Derrick Peak

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: DRPA78009, Derrick Peak

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET83245, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET83230, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET83333, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET83390, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET84300, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET87504, EET87505 and EET87506, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET87516, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET92029, Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: EET92148 (Artificial), Elephant Moraine

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: GRO85201, Grosvenor Mountains

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: GRO95511, Grosvenor Mountains

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: GRO95522, Grosvenor Mountains

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: HOW88403, Mount Howe (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: Laserev

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Antarctic Meteorite Data: ILD83500, Inland Forts

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: Laserev

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW85369, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW86211, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW86220, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW86498, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW86540, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW87109, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW88023, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW88055, Lewis Cliff

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW88432, Lewis Cliff

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW88631, Lewis Cliff

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW88677, Lewis Cliff

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: LEW88698, Lewis Cliff

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: Mt. Wegener

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: Neptune Mountains

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: PCA91003, Pecora Escarpment

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: PGPA77006

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: RKPA79015, Reckling Peak

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: RKPA80226, Reckling Peak

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: TIL91725, Thiel Mountains

Box 2 of 5

Antarctic Meteorite Data: WIS91214, Wisconsin Range

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Antarctic Meteorite Data: RKPA80229, Reckling Peak

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Meteorite Data: Arlington, Minnesota

Box 2 of 5

Meteorite Data: ACFER234, Algeria

Box 2 of 5

Buchwald and Clarke Meteorite Weathering

Box 2 of 5

Meteorite Data: Twin City Meteorite

Box 2 of 5

Meteorite Data: Waverly Meteorite

Box 2 of 5

Meteorite Data: Wethersfield Meteorite, Connecticut

Box 2 of 5

Wethersfield Meteorite, Connecticut - Clippings

Box 2 of 5

Wethersfield Meteorite, Connecticut - Images

Box 2 of 5

Meteorite Data: Acuna Meteorite

Box 2 of 5

Meteorite Data: Alvord Meteorite

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Campo del Cielo Meteorite (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Chaunskij Meteorite

Box 3 of 5

Freda Meteorite

Box 3 of 5

Lexington County Meteorite, South Carolina

Box 3 of 5

Lost City Meteorite

Box 3 of 5

Mundrabilla Meteorite

Box 3 of 5

Santa Catharina Meteorite (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Santa Luzia Meteorite

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, 1976

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, 1977

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, April-March 1978

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Old Woman Meteorite, April-June 1978

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, July-September 1978

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, October-December 1978

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, January-June 1979

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, August-December 1979

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite, 1980-1983

Box 3 of 5

Department of Defense Correspondence, 1977

Box 3 of 5

Perry, Loran E., 1980-1982

Box 3 of 5

Regents Minutes - Old Woman Meteorite, 1977-1980

Box 3 of 5

Robinson, George S., 1978-1993

Box 3 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite Court Dossier, 2003

Box 3 of 5

Marvin, Ursula, 1978-2009

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Australian Craters Field Trip, 1991 (2 folders)

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Czechoslovakia Field Trips, 1971

Box 4 of 5

Alps Field Trip, 1983

Box 4 of 5

Ries Field Trip, 1971

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Old Woman Meteorite - Legal (3 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite Slides, 1976-1979 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite Slides, 1977

Box 4 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite Photographs (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Campo del Cielo Meteorite, 1967

Box 4 of 5

Silicon (Si) in Meteorites

Box 4 of 5

Sombrerete Meteorite

Box 4 of 5

South Danna Meteorite

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Box 5

Saudi Arabian Meteorites

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Port Orford Meteorite

Box 5 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite Clippings/Public Relations (2 folders)

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Old Woman Meteorite Clippings

Box 5 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite Complaints

Box 5 of 5

National Geographic Society Proposal, Old Woman Meteorite

Box 5 of 5

Old Woman Meteorite Miscellaneous. Includes news clippings, correspondence, legal matters, maps and images. (4 folders)

Box 5 of 5

History of Meteoritics

Box 5 of 5
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Sketches of Old Woman Meteorite

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