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A JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF MINERALS

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MATRIX - Volume One - Issues 1-3

Volume 1 Number 1  Jan. - February 1988
Portrait of a Collector
Stephen E. Pober
The S.C.H. Bailey Mineral Collection of the
American Museum of Natural History
Joseph J. Peters and Charles L. Pearson, Jr.
Doctor John Webster: Professor, Mineral Collector and Murderer
Richard Hauck
Doctor Archibald Bruce, the American Mineralogical Journal, and Brucite
Robert Thomas Curran, Jr.
The Mt. Joy Meteorite
Jay L. Lininger
The Famous Over-Montgomery Correspondence (Part 1)"


Volume 1 Number 2  March - April 1988
"Was John Evelyn a 17th Century Mineralist?
Stephen E. Pober
Benjamin Silliman, Yale's Early Mineral Collections,
and the Peabody Museum - Part One   
Barbara L. Narendra
The Murder Stone
Lawrence H. Conklin
Portrait Gallery: Hugh Alexander Ford
Lawrence H. Conklin
The Over-Montgomery Correspondence (Part 2)"

 


Volume 1 Number 3  May - June 1988
"The Amateur Tradition in Mineralogy Paul E. Desautels
Benjamin Silliman, Yale's Early Mineral Collections, and the Peabody Museum - Part Two   
Barbara L. Narendra
Clarence Sweet Bement 1843–1923   
George Frederick Kunz
The First Illustration of a Mineral Crystal
Stephen E. Pober
The Original Specimens of Kunzite
Lawrence H. Conklin
Portrait Gallery: Louis Pope Gratacap 1850–1917  
Lawrence H. Conklin
The Over-Montgomery Correspondence (Part 3)"

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Issues 4-6

Volume 1 Number 4  July - August 1988
"Charles and Norman Spang: All-American Mineral Collectors
Charles L. Pearson and Joseph J. Peters
Benjamin Silliman, Yale's Early Mineral Collections,
and the Peabody Museum - Part Three   
Barbara L. Narendra
Portrait Gallery: Louis Vésignié
Jay L. Lininger
The Kerguelen Analcite
Richard Hauck
The Over-Montgomery Correspondence (Part 4)" 


Volume 1 Number 5  Sept. - October 1988
"William Boyce Thompson: The Man From Alder Gulch - Part One   
Charles L. Pearson and Joseph J. Peters
Dr. Foote and His Minerals
Howard I. Heitner
Early Illustration of Cinnabar Crystals
John A. Jaszczak
Portrait Gallery: Frederick A. Genth 1820–1893  
Lawrence H. Conklin
A Hamlin Mount Mica Tourmaline
Robert Thomas Curran, Jr.
The Way it Was: An Early Pyrite Exhibit
Lawrence H. Conklin
The Over-Montgomery Correspondence (Part 5)"


Volume 1 Number 6  Nov. - December 1988
"William Boyce Thompson: The Man From Alder Gulch - Part Two  
Charles L. Pearson and Joseph J. PetersDiaspore From Unionville , Pennsylvania
Robert Thomas Curran, Jr.
The Harvard Diamond Crystal
Lawrence H. Conklin
Chondrodite on New York Island
Arthur M. Edwards
The Over-Montgomery Correspondence (Part 6)"

 

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