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

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 33
Scope and Contents

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

American Museum of Natural History photographic slides of gem and mineral specimens

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 627C
Scope and Contents

Studio photographs of gem and mineral specimens.

Dates: 1996

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

Interactive Gem Application Image Collection, Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals, 2021

 Collection
Identifier: MA.2021.013
Content Description Digital photographs of collection specimens taken for the redesign of the Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals. The Hall reopened in June 2021. These images are used in the interactive exhibit features and website https://www.amnh.org/interactive/gem-labels. This application was developed by the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), within the Department of Education. Each specimen is photographed both from the front and side; all...
Dates: Event: Permanent Hall opened in 2021.; 2019-2021

Papers, 1879-1932 : [microform]

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