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Roland Wilbur Brown Papers

Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1930-1958, with related materials, 1876-1878
Descriptive Entry:
These papers consist mostly of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting Brown's career with the USGS, his work at the USNM, and his paleobotanical research. The correspondence concerns the acquisition, loan, and identification of fossil plant specimens; the publication and review of scientific papers; and professional activities. Also included are notes and lists from his research; photographs of Brown, the paleobotanist David White, and collecting localities; and three incoming letters of the paleontologist William Morris Fontaine from Edward Drinker Cope, Samuel H. Scudder, and Charles Leo Lesquereux dated between 1876 and 1878.
Historical Note:
Roland Wilbur Brown (1893-1961), a paleobotanist, received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1926. He was appointed Geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in 1928, where he remained until his retirement in 1958. Brown also served as a Research Associate in the Department of Geology, United States National Museum (USNM) from 1951 until his death. He specialized in the study of Mesozoic and Cenozoic plants.
Topic:
Paleobotany  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
Identifier:
Record Unit 7395
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Box 1

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Photos and Fontaine Letters

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Correspondence, 1947-1949

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Correspondence, c. 1935-1957

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Correspondence, 1930-1937

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Correspondence, c. 1935-1956

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Loans, 1938-1947

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Geological Mapping and Nomenclature, 1960

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Tempskya Fern Notes

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Articles

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Cactus and Succulent Journal

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Cercidiphyllum

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Rough draft, Part A (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Supposed Algae in Thunder-Eggs and Geodes

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Paleontology Talks, etc.

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru7395-refidd1e381

Wood Identification

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Flora of the Puget Sound

Collection Creator::
Brown, Roland W. (Roland Wilbur), 1893-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7395, Roland Wilbur Brown Papers
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Materials for word-study; a manual of roots, prefixes, suffixes and derivatives in the English language, by Roland Wilbur Brown

Author:
Brown, Roland W (Roland Wilbur) 1893-1961  Search this
Physical description:
234 pages 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1927
[©1927]
Topic:
English language--Etymology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_90061

Composition of scientific words : a manual of methods and a lexicon of materials for the practice of logotechnics / Roland Wilbur Brown

Author:
Brown, Roland W (Roland Wilbur) 1893-1961  Search this
Physical description:
882 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Terminology
Date:
1956
Topic:
English language--Etymology  Search this
English language--Word formation  Search this
English language--Foreign elements--Greek  Search this
English language--Foreign elements--Latin  Search this
Science  Search this
Call number:
PE1580 .B879
PE1580.B879
PE1175.B76 1956X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_357386

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