Program Records,
1980-1999

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 00-047
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program
Dates:
1980-1999
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Smithsonian Institution's Biodiversity Program (BDP) as maintained by Marsha E. Sitnik, Scientific Program Administrator. Some of the projects and programs represented in the files include the BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) program; the BDFF (Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments) project; the Neotropical Lowland Research Program; and the ICB (Institute for Conservation Biology). The files also document collaborative projects with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). Materials include conference and workshop programs; grant and research proposals; mission statements; memoranda regarding research, exhibitions, and outreach functions; lists of specimens; reports on environmental programs; personnel records; meeting minutes; budget reports; brochures and pamphlets; photographs; maps; curricula vitae; and other administrative material. Records predating 1990 were compiled and maintained by the Program for administrative and reference use. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-047, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; 3/22/1996 memorandum, Shimaka to Borden; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sitnik, Marsha E. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neotropical Lowlands Research Program Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Biological Diversity of Tropical Latin America. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Biological Diversity Program. Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biodiversity bullets (Serial) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Budget process Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Budget. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Research grants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Research institutes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scientific expeditions -- Central America. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scientific expeditions -- South America. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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