This accession consists of correspondence and grant proposals pertaining to the Flora North America (FNA) Project. FNA was a project to create a computerized data bank of information about the vascular plants of North America north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science Foundation, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. Funding for the Project ended in 1972. These records were created and maintained by Stanwyn G. Shetler, Program Secretary, 1967-1971; and Program Director, 1972.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-131, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Flora North America Project Records
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