Correspondence,
1961-1989

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 94-069
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates:
1961-1989
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the correspondence of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, primarily from the late 1970s to 1989, although a few items date back to the 1960s. The correspondence is widely varied. Much of it pertains to the exchange of specimens. There is substantial correspondence between the scientists at the National Museum of Natural History and their colleagues at other institutions. There is also a sizeable amount of correspondence with the general public. The outgoing responses are stapled to incoming letters and filed alphabetically by addressee. Materials include photographs of animals, drawings, drafts of publications and copies of the publications themselves. The letters often contain accounts of the research and field expeditions performed by Smithsonian Institution staff.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-069, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, Correspondence

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Amphibians Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reptiles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vertebrates Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vertebrate Zoology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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