Correspondence,
1896, 1916, 1944, 1960-2013

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 14-101
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1896, 1916, 1944, 1960-2013
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
12.25 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists primarily of the correspondence of Clyde F. E. Roper, Research Zoologist Emeritus in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These records span his entire career, including some materials that predate his work at the National Museum of Natural History. Roper specialized in cephalopods with a particular focus on giant squids. These records relate to research, expeditions, collections, departmental matters, exhibitions, publications, education, and outreach.
Materials include correspondence, postcards, clippings, brochures, serials, manuscripts, data, notes, maps, exhibition floor plans, scientific illustrations, sketches, photographs, negatives, slides, transparencies, and glass plate negatives. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-101, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Correspondence

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Roper, Clyde F. E., 1937- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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