Dept. of Mineral Technology Established
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.
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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