Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Clarke, Roy S.
Roy S. Clarke Papers, 1967-2009
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Field notes
- Black-and-white negatives
- Black-and-white photographs
- Black-and-white transparencies
- Color photographs
- Color transparencies
- Color negatives
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-302, Roy S. Clarke Papers