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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 20-048

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences

Correspondence, 1968, 1980-2008

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1968, 1980-2008
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 20-048
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. Many of these records document his editorship of the "Catalog of the Active Volcanoes of the World," the development and update of "This Dynamic Planet - World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics," and the publication of "Global Volcanism, 1975-1985: The First Decade of Reports from the Smithsonian Institution's Scientific Event Alert Network (SEAN)." These records also document Simkin's research and professional activities. Materials include correspondence, agreements, proposals, reports, clippings, images, notes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. Many of these records document his editorship of the "Catalog of the Active Volcanoes of the World," the development and update of "This Dynamic Planet - World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics," and the publication of "Global Volcanism, 1975-1985: The First Decade of Reports from the Smithsonian Institution's Scientific Event Alert Network (SEAN)." These records also document Simkin's research and professional activities. Materials include correspondence, agreements, proposals, reports, clippings, images, notes, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 2/2/2011 memorandum, Wright to Simkin/McCoy; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-048, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences, Correspondence

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Container List

Box 1

General Correspondence, 1980-2007 (5 folders)

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Correspondence - Bill Chadwick, 1989

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Correspondence - Jean Feraud/James Mellaart, 1992-1993

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Correspondence - Robert Harrington, 1994

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Correspondence - R. Wallace Johnson, 1984-1993 (2 folders)

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Correspondence - Ilan Kelman, 2005

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Correspondence - Wesley E. LeMasurier, 1988

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Correspondence - Alan T. Linde, 1999

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Correspondence - Peter Vogt, 2001-2003

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Correspondence - Peter Ward, 2007

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Gustav Hantke - Notes, Data, and Images, circa 1990 (2 folders)

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Manuscript Review - Galeras Volcano, Colombia, 1996

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Robert B. Trombley - Manuscript and Investigation, 1993-2008 (3 folders)

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Mount Saint Helens Volcano Activity, 1980-1998

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Grant, 1991-1995

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Box 2

Volcano Seasonality - Correspondence and Research, 2004

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Correspondence - Final Chromalin (Map), 1995

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Mount Arenal Volcanic Eruption, Costa Rica - Event Chronology (1968) and Correspondence (1995)

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Volcanic Activity - Correspondence and Reports, 1981-1991

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Catalog of the Active Volcanoes of the World - Correspondence and Reports, 1981-1998

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This Dynamic Planet - History and Chronology, 1985-1987

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Volcanic Activity - Correspondence and Reports, 1980-1994

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Catalog of the Active Volcanoes of the World - Editorial Correspondence, 1980-1984

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Global Volcanism, 1975-1985: The First Decade of Reports from the Smithsonian Institution's Scientific Event Alert Network (SEAN) - Editorial Correspondence and Agreements, 1988

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Global Volcanism - Promotion and Marketing, 1988-1989

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Global Volcanism - Publication Planning, 1987-1988

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Global Volcanism - Reviews, 1989-1990

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