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Written by the United States National Museum curator of meteorites, Edward P. Henderson, the article summarizes the collection of meteorites and the type of research done on them.


  • Henderson, Edward Porter
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Meteorites
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Includes tables and photographs.

Contained within

The Smithsonian Institution Annual Report for 1948 (Book)

Contact information

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




  • National Collections
  • United States National Museum
  • Meteorology

Physical description

pp. 257-268

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