This was a series of single page information sheets focusing on the work of the named person, and containing samples of their handwriting and labels used. Thirteen were published between 1981 and 1987. In 2022 we returned to the series with a sheet also covering typical labels used in institutions:

Users may also find the following external links useful - please let us know if there are any other sources that we could list here:

  • The Mineralogical Record Biographical Archive is a database of biographical information and illustrations relating to past and present mineralogists, mineral collectors, mineral dealers and mineralogical institutions and companies. Inspired by the Mineralogical Record Label Archive, it incorporates people represented by labels in the archive, and also people important in the field who have not left identifiable labels. It is a work in progress, and new biographies are being added weekly. Recommendations and contributed information are always welcome.