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Behind the Scenes with Project PHaEDRA: How the Notebooks Were Used in Research

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Smithsonian Institution  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2018-10-19T14:36:48.000Z
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Laboratory H2O:CO2 ice desorption data: entrapment dependencies and its parameterization with an extended three-phase model

Author:
Öberg, K. I.  Search this
Fayolle, E. C.  Search this
Cuppen, H. M.  Search this
Visser, R.  Search this
Linnartz, H.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2011
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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edanmdm:SILSRO_101223

The Earliest Galaxies: Exploring Cosmic Sunrise with Hubble, Spitzer, and JWST

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
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2018-03-22T22:00:10.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Technology Review

Collection Creator:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 1961
1961-05
1930-07
Scope and Contents:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, vol. 32, no. 8, July 1930; vol. 63, no. 7, May 1961; and vol. 64, no. 1, November 1961.
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No restrictions on access
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Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection, NASM.1989.0104, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials / 1.8: Magazines
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0104-ref314
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Astronomy and Astrophysics (1 of 2 folders)

Collection Creator:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 154, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Text
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No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krafft A. Ehricke Papers, Accession 2003-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers / Series 4: Reference Files / Planets and Planetary Missions / Named Files
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Astronomy and Astrophysics (2 of 2 folders)

Collection Creator:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 155, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
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No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Krafft A. Ehricke Papers, Accession 2003-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers / Series 4: Reference Files / Planets and Planetary Missions / Named Files
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-2003-0025-ref2894

Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 4/2/1985

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 10 of 30
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Materials in Box 1 are permanently restricted; see finding aid. Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 437, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Office of the Director, Records
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Records / Box 10
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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P6486-8-06, National Science Foundation (NSF) Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellows Symposium, 7/26/2006-10/17/2006

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 8/30/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-272, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department, Grant Proposals
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Grant Proposals
Grant Proposals / Box 5
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa11-272-refidd1e2067

P6206-8-05, Partnerships in Astronomy and Astrophysics Education and Research at Southern University, 8/4/2005-3/8/2006

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 8/30/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-007, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department, Grant Proposals
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Grant Proposals / Box 6
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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P6733-08-07, Partnerships in Astronomy and Astrophysical Education and Research at Southern University, 7/27/2007-8/22/2007

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 8/30/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-501, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department, Grant Proposals
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Grant Proposals / Box 4
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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P7114-11-08, Spectroscopic Parameters for Applications in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 11/13/2008-11/21/2008

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 8/30/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-177, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department, Grant Proposals
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Grant Proposals / Box 8
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa14-177-refidd1e2929

P5612-6-03, Education, Research, and Outreach Partnerships In Astronomy and Astrophysics at Southern University, 6/25/2003-1/7/2004

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Sponsored Projects and Procurement Department  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 13
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 8/30/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-292, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Sponsored Projects and Procurement Department, Grant Proposals
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Grant Proposals / Box 3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Academy Sinica, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA) Agreement 8/14/2002, ASIAA Contribution for the SMA Project for the Funding of the Submillimeter Array (SMA) Base Camp Building in Hawaii, 8/14/2002-9/30/2003

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 8/30/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-222, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Sponsored Programs and Procurement Department, Grant Proposals
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Grant Proposals / Box 2
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Reprints of articles: Spatial Spectra of IRC+10216 from 2.2 to 20 microns: Deviations from Spherical Symmetry, by D. W. McCarthy, R. Howell, and F. J. Low; Observations of Circumstellar Clouds, by P. G. Wannier, R. O. Redman, T. G. Phillips, R. B. Leig...

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-215, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division, Departmental Records
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Departmental Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Papers and Articles (folder 2): IRC+10216: An Evolving Infrared Source, by J. S. Ulvested, June 1977, GSFC (Goddard Space Flight Center) X-693-77-165; Unidentified Lines in Molecular Clouds and a Search for 14C in IRC+10216, by E. N. Rodriguez Kuiper, ...

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-215, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division, Departmental Records
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Departmental Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Gamma Ray Papers and Articles: Gamma Radiation from Celestial Objects, by G. G. Fazio, Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1967; Detection of High-Energy Gamma Rays from the Crab Nebula, by G. G. Fazio, H. F. Helmken, E. O'Mongain, and T. C. W...

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-215, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Optical and Infrared Astronomy Division, Departmental Records
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Departmental Records / Box 2
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Ride's statement before House of Representatives, July 1987 on Report

Collection Creator:
Ride, Sally, 1951-2012  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
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Collection Citation:
Sally K. Ride Papers, Acc. 2014-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Sally K. Ride Papers / Series 2: NASA Career / 2.2: NASA Commissions and Reports / 2.2.2: NASA Leadership and America's Future in Space: A Report to the Administrator [Ride Report]
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Astronomy and Astrophysics for the 1980s, vol. 1, Draft, NAS, NRC

Collection Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History  Search this
Container:
Box 9 of 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-122, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History, Space Telescope History Project Records
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Space Telescope History Project Records / Box 9
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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International Ultraviolet Explorer Videohistory Collection

Extent:
4 videotapes (Reference copies). 7 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Transcripts
Date:
1990
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when recording people at work in environments, explaining artifacts, demonstrating process, or in group discussion. The experimental program recorded projects that reflected the Institution's concern with the conduct of contemporary science and technology.

Smithsonian historians participated in the program to document visual aspects of their on-going historical research. Projects covered topics in the physical and biological sciences as well as in technological design and manufacture. To capture site, process, and interaction most effectively, projects were taped in offices, factories, quarries, laboratories, observatories, and museums. Resulting footage was duplicated, transcribed, and deposited in the Smithsonian Institution Archives for scholarship, education, and exhibition. The collection is open to qualified researchers.
Descriptive Entry:
David H. DeVorkin, curator at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (NASM), interviewed scientists about the creation, design, manufacture, administration, and use of the IUE. Interviews took place on March 2 and 5, 1990, at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. DeVorkin documented the IUE image processing lab and control center, recorded an observing session with a guest astronomer where data was collected and discussed, and examined specific pieces of equipment that formed the IUE. His general interest was in observational techniques and the effect of new technologies on astronomical data gathering.

This collection consists of two interview sessions, totalling approximately 6:40 hours of recordings and 185 pages of transcript.
Historical Note:
The International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE) geosynchronous satellite, launched in 1978, was the creation of diverse interests in Europe (European Space Agency), the United Kingdom (Scientific & Engineering Research Council), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center. It was, until the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in April 1990, the only astronomical telescope working in orbit. Many notable discoveries emerged from the IUE, including the detection of sulfur in the nucleus of a comet, the observation of a massive hot halo of gas surrounding our galaxy, and the continuous monitoring of Supernova 1987A.

Key participants were Carol Ambruster, Albert Boggess, Yoji Kondo, and George Sonneborn. Charles Loomis, Lloyd Rawley, and Mario Perez assisted during the observing session. Carol Ambruster, assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Villanova University was visiting IUE astronomer during the videohistory session. She used the IUE to detect activity of 10 million- and 100 million-year old stars. Ambruster received her Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. She held a number of teaching and research positions before arriving at Villanova in 1987, including a pre-doctoral research position at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., and was a post-doctoral research associate at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics at the University of Colorado.

Albert Boggess was one of many architects of the IUE. He trained as an astronomer at the University of Michigan, and received his Ph.D in astronomy from there in 1954. He was appointed a fellow at the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University in 1954 and a year later began work as a physicist at the Naval Research Laboratory. He remained there until 1958. From 1959 through 1973 he held head positions at Goddard Space Flight Center with the Interstellar Medium Section, the Astronomy Systems Branch, and the Advanced Systems Development Branch. He also participated in the Sounding Rocket Program and the Orbital Astronomical Observatory. In 1983 Boggess was appointed associate director of science for the Space Telescope Sciences Directorate.

Yoji Kondo was appointed project scientist for the IUE in 1982 and in 1988 assumed additional responsibilities as the project scientist for the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUE) Satellite. He received a B.A. from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies in 1958, and a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1965. He was an assistant professor of astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania until 1968, when he joined NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, as an astronomer. He became an astrophysicist for the Goddard Space Flight Center in 1978.

George Sonneborn joined the IUE program in January 1982 as a supervisor for telescope operations and thereafter held a series of technical management positions. He was eventually appointed project scientist for the EUE. Sonneborn received a Ph.D. in astronomy in 1980 from Ohio State University.

Charles Loomis and Lloyd Rawley were technical assistants during the recording of the IUE observing session; Mario Perez was the on-duty resident astronomer. Loomis received a B.S. in physics and astronomy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, researched old disk pulsating stars (type II Cepheids), and began as the telescope operator for the IUE in 1989. Rawley was in-training for a resident astronomer position. Perez received a Ph.D in physics and astronomy from Brigham Young University and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Universidad Santa Maria in Valparaiso, Chile. Before becoming resident astronomer for the IUE in 1988, Perez was a research and teaching assistant at Brigham Young University, and held engineering positions for various Chilean agencies and observatories.
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Science -- History  Search this
Technology -- History  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Transcripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9543, International Ultraviolet Explorer Videohistory Collection
Identifier:
Record Unit 9543
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Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews

Creator::
Henderson, Edward P., interviewee  Search this
Extent:
16 audiotapes (Reference copies). 26 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Place:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Date:
1984-1985
Introduction:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program staff conduct interviews with current and retired Smithsonian staff and others who have made significant contributions to the Institution. There are also interviews conducted by researchers or student on topics related to the history of the Smithsonian or the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Henderson was interviewed for the Oral History Collection because of his long and distinguished career as Curator of Meteorites and because of his many memories of life and colleagues in the USNM.
Descriptive Entry:
Henderson was interviewed on nine occasions in 1984 and 1985 by Pamela M. Henson for the Smithsonian Archives Oral History Collection. The interviews cover his youth; education; career at the USGS; curatorship at the USNM, including his work on ores and minerals, stories about the Hope Diamond and other gemstones, his development of the meteorite collection and research techniques; his work on Japanese gemstones; his field trips in the United States and abroad; his life aboard a houseboat on the Potomac River; and reminiscences of colleagues and life at the United States National Museum.
Historical Note:
Edward Porter Henderson (1898-1992), was born in Columbus, Ohio. After serving in the United States Marine Corps during World War I, he received the B. S. and M. S. in Chemistry from the George Washington University. In 1920, he was appointed Assistant Chemist at the United States Geological Survey (USGS). In 1929, he transferred to the Smithsonian Institution (SI), as Assistant Curator of Physical and Chemical Geology in the Department of Geology of the United States National Museum (USNM), where he spent the rest of his career. In his early years at the USNM, he specialized in the analysis of ores and minerals, and made frequent field trips within the United States to collect ores and minerals for the USNM. He also assumed responsibility for the small collection of meteorites that had been amassed by his predecessor, George P. Merrill. In 1942, Henderson advanced to Associate Curator of Mineralogy and Petrology, and in 1964 to Curator of the Division of Meteorites.

In 1947, Henderson traveled to Japan with his fellow USNM Curator, William F. Foshag, at the request of General Douglas MacArthur. During their five month stay, they sorted and appraised Japanese gemstones recovered in Tokyo by the United States Army. The end of World War II also saw an increase in interest in meteorites, as the era of space exploration opened; thus Henderson's efforts became entirely focused on the collection and analysis of meteorites. He worked with amateur collectors, such as newsman Stuart H. Perry, in developing the national meteorite collection, and travelled to Europe, Russia, Asia and Australia in search of new specimens. Henderson was noted for his work on composition, classification and methods of analysis of meteorites. Henderson also supervised the exhibits modernization of the Mineral Hall, which reopened in 1957. He oversaw the renovation of chemical laboratory in the 1950s and was instrumental in acquiring an electron microprobe in 1963. After his retirement from the curatorship in 1965, he continued his work as honorary research associate until 1989. In 1970 he was awarded the Lawrence Smith Medal of the National Academy of Sciences for his contributions to the field of meteoritics.
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Astronomy and astrophysics  Search this
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Interviews  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9529, Edward P. Henderson Oral History Interviews
Identifier:
Record Unit 9529
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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