Dept. of Mineral Technology Established

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A Department of Mineral Technology is established in the United States National Museum. Charles D. Walcott, Director of the United States Geological Survey, is curator. This department is established to permit proper direction in the selection of objects relating to this subject at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.


  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Louisiana Purchase Exposition)
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Mineral Technology
  • United States National Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1905. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1906, p. 32.

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


Fall, 1904


  • Mineralogy
  • Secretaries
  • Fairs
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • New Departments
  • Museum curators
  • Expositions

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