Prospecting for Meteorites in Australia

ID: 85-7038

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Landscape

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

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Summary

From L. to R.: Douglas Boerner, Oliver Chalmers; and Edward P. Henderson are prospecting with metal detectors in Henbury, Australia, location of the Henbury Crater. Edward P. Henderson, following his retirement as Curator of the Division of Meteorites in the Department of Mineral Sciences at the National Museum of Natural History, made a trip to Australia to gather meteorites.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Henderson, Edward Porter
  • Chalmers, R. O (Robert Oliver)
  • Boerner, Douglas ?-2001

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of the Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, October 5, 1984 in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1965

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Landscapes
  • Meteorites
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Field Work
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • School field trips
  • Henbury meteorite craters
  • Australia
  • Field trips
  • Museum curators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Australia

Form/Genre

  • Landscape
  • Group, candid
  • Photographic print

ID Number

85-7038

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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