Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Curatorial Records, 1969, undated
This accession consists of photomicrographs of and research data related to lunar samples collected from the Apollo 11 mission. These materials were maintained by Dr. William G. Melson, Associate Curator in Charge of the Division of Petrology in the National Museum of Natural History's Department of Mineral Sciences. Melson utilized these materials in the creation of the book "The Lunar Rocks," which he co-authored with Dr. Brian Harold Mason.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Melson, William G., 1938-
- Mason, Brian Harold, 1917-
- Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Petrology
- The Lunar Rocks (Monograph)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-175, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences, Curatorial Records