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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-175

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences

Curatorial Records, 1969, undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1969, undated
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 17-175
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

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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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-175, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Container - Lunar Sample Data and Photomicrographs, Apollo 11, 1969

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Folder 1 Modal Analysis, Type A and Type B, Apollo 11 samples, undated

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Folder 2 Lunar Sample Data, undated

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