Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-107
Creators:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1910-2011
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of the papers of Donald Baird (1926-2011), paleontologist, anthropologist, geologist, and seventeenth and eighteenth century firearms authority. He became a member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in 1949 (Vice President, 1983-1984; President, 1984-1985; Honorary Life Member, 1991; J. T. Gregory Award, 1996). During his career in vertebrate paleontology, Baird's employers included the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the University of Colorado Museum, Harvard University, the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, Princeton University, and the Museum of Natural History at Princeton University. Materials include correspondence and postcards; field notebooks; clippings and articles; illustrations, floor plans, exhibit drawings, and sketches; photographs, slides, and transparencies; and a few latex casts.

Notes
Non-SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-107, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 4/1/1988 Agreement of Transfer; Contact reference staff for details.

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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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