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Smith, Walter Campbell, (1887-1988), geologist

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Alternative name(s):
  • Armitage-Smith (Also known as)
  • Hambleden (Also known as)
Surname: Smith
Forenames: Walter Campbell
Gender: Male
Date: 1887-1988
History: Assistant in the Department of Minerals at the British Museum in 1910; Deputy Keeper from 1931-1937; Deputy Chief Scientific Officer of the British Museum (Natural History) from 1948-1952; and Keeper of Minerals from 1937-1948.
Biography: ODNB link for Smith, Walter Campbell (1887-1988) Geologist
References: Who's Who 1989; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275112 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P128391 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1910-1968: British Museum (Natural History): Department of Mineralogy: Correspondence and Papers of W Campbell Smith
The Natural History Museum Archives, London
1910-65: diaries, letterbooks and papers
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
NRA 32747 Natural
1921-29: corresp
Geological Society of London
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980