HUD 4409.5xx

Frondel, Clifford, 1907-  Papers of Clifford Frondel, 1940-1968 : an inventory

Harvard University Archives


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©President and Fellows of Harvard College, 1999

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Harvard University Archives
Call No.: HUG 4409.5xx
Creator: Frondel, Clifford, 1907-
Title: Papers of Clifford Frondel, 1940-1968
Quantity: ca. .5 cubic foot in 2 boxes
Abstract: Clifford Frondel was a mineralogist and a professor at Harvard University.  Papers consist of a small amount of correspondence and published works by Frondel.

Acquisition Information:

Correspondence series was received from the Department of Geological Sciences July 21, 1967.

Processing Information:

Folder and document lists prepared by Margaret Menninger June, 1999.

Restrictions on Access:

Access to unpublished material is restricted. Consult reference staff in the Harvard University Archives for details. No restrictions on access apply to published material.

Organization of the Collection

There are three series in the collection: a General Folder, a Scientific Correspondence Series, and a Reprints Series.

Biographical Note on Clifford Frondel

Clifford Frondel, a mineralogist, began his association with Harvard University as a research associate in 1939; he became an associate professor in 1946, and was a professor from 1954 to 1977. He also served as chairman of the Department of Geological Sciences from 1965-1969. His areas of research are: descriptive mineralogy, crystal synthesis, and lunar geochemistry.

Scope and Content

The Papers of Clifford Frondel consist of a small amount of correspondence and published works by Frondel.

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