Reginald J. Sayre Papers,
1947-1988 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 18-104
Creators:
Sayre, Reginald J., 1909-2000
Dates:
1947-1988 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.17 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (0.17 non-standard size boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of materials created by Reginald J. Sayre (1909-2000), preparator and model maker for exhibits at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1959-1980s. He participated in an expedition to British Guiana in 1962 to collect specimens and make molds and drawings of the site for the rainforest section of an exhibit in the Hall of Plant Life at NMNH. Much of this collection consists of slides of several of his trips and projects as well as techniques for drawing and model making. Materials also include correspondence, postcards, notes, illustrations, clippings, photographs, exhibition drawings, and audiovisual materials.

Notes
Personal Papers

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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-104, Reginald J. Sayre Papers

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