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George Frederick Kunz papers, 1879-1932.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .K861- .K862
Abstract Chiefly correspondence between Kunz and earth scientists, mineralogists, mineral dealers and collectors, museum and government officers, professors and students. Most of the letters deal with the acquisition, exhibition, exchange of or research on gemstones, pearls, ivory, new mineral specimens or meteorites; several hundred letters deal specifically with radioactive minerals, radium production and the effects of radiation on the color of gems. Also included are some related business...
Dates: 1879 - 1932

Papers, 1879-1932 : [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilms #62 & 69
Dates: 1879 - 1932

Planetary sciences photographic slides, circa 1960-1990s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 45
Abstract

Slides from old Hayden Planetarium including the Hall of the Sun exhibits, murals, art and Zeiss projector. Images of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, moon rocks and moon surface, sun spots, stars, constellations, eclipse, galaxy, nebulas. Total solar eclipse from February 16, 1980, taken at Voi, Kenya, Africa. Eclipse of the moon dated March 13, 1960. Jay Barbree Space Collection includes astronaut medallions, matches, boxes, patches. Many images of Planetarium sculpture (Michelle Doner).

Dates: circa 1960-1990s