Specimen Records,
1853-1920

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 120
Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1853-1920
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (5 document boxes) (7 bound volumes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist of the record books of specimens distributed by the Smithsonian Institution to individuals and institutions throughout the world. One volume includes distributions from Spencer Fullerton Baird's personal collections. These materials document the work of Stephen C. Brown, Registrar, 1880-1919; and Herbert S. Bryant, Chief, Division of Correspondence and Documents, 1917-1948. See also Transmission of Specimens and Specimen Distribution Records, Record Units 115 and 186.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 120, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Specimen Records

Keywords
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Brown, Stephen C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bryant, Herbert S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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