Minerals

Deb Wilson 

Collection Assistant Debra Wilson

WilsonD@carnegiemnh.org
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080
412.622.3391

 

Academic Training 

  B.A. Grand Valley State University

 

Professional Memberships 

  Society of Mineral Museum Professionals

 

Publications 

 

  Wilson, Debra L., 2015, European Classics from the William W. Jefferis Collection, Mineralogical Almanac: Mineral Observer, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 76-79.

 

  Widely published mineral photographer since 1984 including: 

Cover photos 

  • CARNEGIE magazine, November/December 1996
  • Rocks & Minerals, January/February 2001
  • Matrix, Winter 2002–2003
  • 2000, 2001 & 2004 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Annual Report

Books 

  • Scenic Trips to the Geologic Past No. 2, The Enchanted Circle-loop drives from Taos, 1991
  • Celebrating the First 100 Years of the Carnegie 1895-1995 in Pittsburgh, 1995
  • Mineralogy of Michigan, 2004
  • Structure of Materials: An Introduction to Crystallography, Diffraction, and Symmetry, 2007
  • American Mineral Treasures, 2008

Magazine and Journal articles 

  • Annals of Carnegie Museum 
  • Attaché magazine, US Airways  
  • Carnegie magazine  
  • extraLapis English  
  • JOM (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society)
  • Lapidary Journal  
  • Lapis  
  • Lithographie 
  • Mineralogical Almanac  
  • The Mineralogical Record  
  • Pittsburgh magazine  
  • Rock & Gem  
  • Rocks & Minerals  

Newsletters 

  • Geonieuws (Mineralogical Society of Antwerp)
  • What’s Gnu (Carnegie Museum staff newsletter)

Newspapers 

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  
  • McKeesport Daily News  
  • Arizona Daily Star  
  • New Castle News  
  • Valley News Dispatch  
  • North Hills News Record  
  • Butler Eagle  
  • Weirton Herald-Star  
  • Wheeling News-Register  
  • Youngstown Vindicator  
  • Sharon Herald  
  • Sun Gazette  
  • Pittsburgh News Weekly  

Calendars
1998 Mineralogical Society of America, Minerals from the Collections of American Museums, months of April & July

Postcards
New Mexico Minerals I (set of 10) 

Catalogs
Argentum Auctions 1998 & 1999

Websites 

Miscellaneous 

  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History invitations and brochures
  • Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems brochures
  • Carnegie Gem & Mineral Show programs and brochures

Presented Papers 

  • Matlen, B.J., Shipley, T.F., Chaurasia, N., Wilson, M.L., Wilson, D.L., & Klahr, D. (2013). A comparison of comparison types: Applications of analogical instruction in mineralogy identification, Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, April 29.