Correspondence,
1960-1973

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 270
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1960-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (8 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit consists of the official correspondence of the Division with the public and with ornithologists from museums and universities throughout the world. Topics include exchange of specimens, research projects, and scientific publications.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Herbert Friedmann retired as curator in 1960, as did Herbert Girton Deignan in 1961. Other curators represented in this material include Philip S. Humphrey, curator, 1962-1964; George E. Watson, assistant curator, 1963, associate curator, 1964, and curator, 1965-1968 and 1973- ; Richard L. Zusi, associate curator, 1964-1967, and curator, 1968- ; and Paul Slud, associate curator, 1965- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 270, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds, Correspondence

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deignan, H. G. (Herbert Girton), 1906-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Humphrey, Philip S. (Philip Strong), 1926-2009 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watson, George E. (George Elder), 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zusi, Richard L. (Richard Laurence), 1930- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slud, Paul Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ornithology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ornithologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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