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Fonds RC0020 - Geochemical Society fonds

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Geochemical Society fonds

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RC0020

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  • 1955-1999 (Creation)

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2.34 m of textual records.
9 photographs : 3 slides.

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Geochemical Society (1955-)

Administrative history

The Geochemical Society was founded on 7 November 1955. The purpose of the Society is to encourage the application of chemistry to the solution of geological and cosmological problems. It is an international organization, based in the United States, with its membership predominantly university professors. The Society honours outstanding contributions by individual scientists annually by presenting the F.W. Clarke Award, V.M. Goldschmidt Award and the Clair C. Patterson Award. Its principal publication, co-sponsored by the Meteoritical Society, is Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

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The fonds consists of the organizational records, including membership lists, constitution and by-laws, minutes and additional records.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The first accrual was acquired in 1979; the second accrual (old acc.13) was acquired in September 1985; the third accrual (26-2000) was acquired in March 2000.

Arrangement

There have been three accruals, acquired through the assistance of Dr. D.M. Shaw, Honorary Life Member of the Geochemical Society. The accruals have been combined into one accrual. The arrangement of the fonds is as follows: organizational history, membership lists, constitution and by-laws, newsletters, correspondence, minutes and council proceedings, financial records, committees, and associated societies.

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The Geochemical Society's Special Publication series was removed from the archive and sent to Thode Library for cataloguing.

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Further accruals are expected.

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RC0020

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