For an administrative history of the Department of Botany, see Record Units 220 and 226.
Jason Richard Swallen succeeded Ellsworth Paine Killip as head curator of the department and served from 1950 to 1964. In 1964, the administrative title was changed to chairman; chairmen represented in these records include William L. Stern, 1965-1967, and Mason E. Hale, 1968-1970.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 272, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Records
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