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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Uniform title:
This Dynamic Planet - World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics (Map)  Search this
Simkin, Tom  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Petrology and Volcanology  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection descriptions
1981-1992, 2001-2004
Electronic List in accession file.
Folder List in accession file.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. The majority of the records document the ongoing development and update of "This Dynamic Planet - World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics." Other records document his research and professional activities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, manuscripts, sample data, notes, and related materials. Some records were created while Simkin was assigned to the Division of Petrology and Volcanology within the Department of Mineral Sciences.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Geology  Search this
Petrology  Search this
Volcanology  Search this
Research  Search this
Cartography  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Volcanoes  Search this
Earthquakes  Search this
Plate tectonics  Search this
Volcanologists  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-015
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 2/2/2011 memorandum, Wright to Simkin/McCoy; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Correspondence 1936-2004 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives