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American Museum of Natural History collections of gems and minerals photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 33
Consisting mostly of cut and uncut gems and minerals as well as some carvings, figures, and vases. Nearly all of the slides are captioned with detailed information about the type of stone and the place of origin.

Dates

  • circa 1970s

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box )

circa 420 Photographic Slides

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 good

General Note

Few slides have glass mounts.
General Note Many slides contain K numbers.
General Note Many slides contain USDE numbers.
General Note Some slides may have collection numbers, for example G41917.
General Note John Cubito, Herb Spiselman and E. Javorsky also credited as photographers.

Creator

Title
American Museum of Natural History collections of gems and minerals photographic slides, circa 1970s
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2011-2012
Language of description
English
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
American Museum of Natural History
Library Services, Special Collections
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York 10024-5192 USA US
(212) 769-5420