Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 91-123
Creators:
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Dates:
1981-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the formation and activities of the Society for Marine Mammalogy. The papers cover the activities of the first four presidents: Kenneth S. Norris, James G. Mead, W. F. Perrin, and Robert L. Brownell. Materials include information on board meetings (minutes, constitution, bylaws, animal protection and captivity issues, regulations for voting for board members, ballots, and results of elections); examples of the Society newsletter that was produced before the Society's journal, Marine Mammal Science, came into existence; manuscripts for articles and book reviews; and budget information (tax forms, summaries of expenses, and dues). Records also include correspondence, membership mailing lists, phone logs, and information on biennial conferences.

Notes
Non-SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-123, Society for Marine Mammalogy, Records
Access Restriction
Box 3 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Brownell, Robert L. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mead, James G. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norris, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Stafford) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perrin, W. F. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine mammal science (Serial) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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