Allen Meteorite Collection

ID: SIA Acc. 16-126 [MNH-090A]

Creator: Scott, Jack

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1964

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 16-126, Box 01, Image No. MNH-090A

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Roy S. Clarke, Jr. (left), chemist, and Edward P. Henderson (right), associate curator in charge of the Division of Meteorites, study the Arthur R. Allen collection of meteorites soon after its acquisition by the Museum of Natural History in 1964, with Representative John Edgar Chenoweth of Trinidad, Colorado (center).


  • Chenoweth, John Edgar 1897-1986
  • Henderson, Edward P (Edward Porter) 1898-
  • Clarke, Roy S
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences


Requested by Edmund P. Henderson, Division of Meteorites, Department of Mineral Sciences. Also known as SIA2011-0735. See also Record Unit 7261, Box 2, Folder: Arthur R. Allen Papers, 1928-1964.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 16-126, Box 01, Image No. MNH-090A

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1964
  • May 21, 1964

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Black-and-white negatives

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SIA Acc. 16-126 [MNH-090A]

Physical description

4 x 5;

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