Specimen Records,
1887-1907

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 115
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1887-1907
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.56 cu. ft. (28 microfilm reels)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist of receipts from the United States National Museum for specimens loaned or given to individuals and institutions. Before 1891, substantial correspondence is included; after that date, there are mostly copies of receipts. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles D. Walcott. See Specimen Distribution Records and Specimen Distribution Record Books (Record Units 119 and 120). A volume list follows.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 115, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Specimen Records
Access Restriction
Record unit available on microfilm only.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
True, Frederick William, 1858-1914 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum loans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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