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Moon rock exhibition photographic slides, 1970.

Identifier: PSC 81C


Slides of the moon rock sample displayed temporarily in 1970 at the American Museum of Natural History. Includes details and images of the display case. The specimen was found on the moon's Oceanus Procellarum and was held in place by stainless steel prongs and kept in a lucite-domed, pneumatically sealed container filled with nitrogen. Theodore Roosevelt Memorial, second floor.


  • 1970

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0.5 Linear Feet (1 box )

24 Photographic Slides

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condition reviewed 20110826 good

General Note

Slide numbers 81-1 to 81-9A.

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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 Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

American Museum of Natural History
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New York NY 10024 USA
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