Catalogue of the type and figured specimens of fossils, minerals, rocks, and ores in the Department of Geology, United States National Museum

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Catalogue is divided into four sections: fossil invertebrates by Charles Schuchert, which occupies all of volume 1; fossil vertebrates by F. A. Lucas, fossil plants by A. C. Peale, and minerals, meteorites and rock and ore collections by George Perkins Marsh and Wirt Tassin, comprise volume 2.


  • Schuchert, Charles 1858-1942
  • Lucas, F. A
  • Peale, A. C
  • Tassin, Wirt de Vivier 1869-1915
  • Merrill, George P (George Perkins) 1854-1929
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Citation information

Bulletin of the United States National Museum Vol. 53, Part I


Prepared under the direction of George Perkins Merrill

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Vol. 2 vols. (Book)

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




  • Meteorites
  • Geology
  • Ores
  • Invertebrates, Fossil
  • Vertebrates, Fossil
  • Specimens
  • Minerals
  • National Collections
  • Paleontology
  • United States National Museum
  • Meteorology

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