Nicholas K. Vereschagin photographs of excavations of woolly mammoths, circa 1970

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-17
Creators:
Vereschagin, Nicholas K.
Dates:
circa 1970
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
49 color slides
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs made by Nicholas K. Vereschagin documenting excavations of woolly mammoth sites, including Primorije Territory, Laptev Sea Shore, Taymyr Peninsula, Kolyma River Valley, and Bereliokh. The collection also includes views of an exhibition of woolly mammoths in St. Petersburg, possibly at the Institute of Zoology, Leningrad Academy of Sciences.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Nicholas K. Vereschagin was a Soviet paleontologist with the Institution of Zoology, Leningrad Aacademy of Sciences. He came to Washington, DC, in 1990 to attend a conference of the International Council for Archeozoology.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 91-17
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USNM ACC 387077

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 91-17, Nicholas K. Vereschagin photographs of excavations of woolly mammoths, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Samples of woolly rhinoceros and woolly mammoth hair and intestinal contents held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 387077.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Presented by Nicholas K. Vereschagin May, 1990, at a reception in the director's office, National Museum of Natural History. Photographs transferred to the National Anthropological Archives from the Department of Anthropology, 1991.

Keywords
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Primorskiĭ kraĭ (Russia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laptev Sea (Russia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Siberia (Russia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paleontology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
woolly mammoth Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Taymyr Peninsula (Russia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kolyma River Valley (Russia) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lazarev, Piotyr Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746
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