Unknown Geologist

ID: SIA2009-4248 or 795

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1930s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 17, Folder: 7

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Summary

A geologist for the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, stands beside a lodestone, a variety of magnetite. Lodestone is a natural magnet. This specimen is from Magnet Cove, Arkansas.

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Geology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 17, Folder: 7

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1930s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Earth Sciences
  • Geologists
  • Geology
  • Natural History
  • Magnetism
  • Magnetic materials
  • Magnets
  • Arkansas
  • Earth sciences
  • Natural history

Place

Arkansas

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-4248 or 795

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person; Object ; Medium: Photographic print

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