Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 415
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes
Dates:
circa 1885-1978
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence compiled by the Division of Fishes, circa 1965-1978. Most of the correspondence is from ichthyologists, collectors, donors and students and concerns the identification, exchange and distribution of specimens, collecting work and requests for publications. Also found in the records are manuscript copies of annual report submissions, circa 1891-1972, and manuscript budget estimates, circa 1885-1974.
Curators and other staff members of the Division of Fishes represented by correspondence in these records include Ernest A. Lachner, Curator in Charge, 1965-1966, Supervisor and Curator, 1967, and Curator, 1968-1978; Victor G. Springer, Associate Curator, 1965-1966, and Curator, 1967-1978; William Ralph Taylor, Associate Curator, 1965-1978; Stanley H. Weitzman, Associate Curator, 1965-1967, Supervisor and Curator, 1968-1969, and Curator, 1970-1978; and Robert Henry Gibbs Jr., Associate Curator, 1965-1968, Curator, 1969, Supervisor and Curator, 1970, and Curator, 1971-1978.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 415, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes, Records

Keywords
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Lachner, Ernest A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Springer, Victor Gruschka, 1928- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, William Ralph, 1919-2004 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weitzman, Stanley H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gibbs, Robert H., Jr Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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