Records,
1965-1975, with related materials from circa 1920

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 417
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Worms
Dates:
1965-1975, with related materials from circa 1920
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records primarily document activities of the Division of Worms from its establishment in 1965 until 1975. They include correspondence concerning the identification, exchange, and distribution of specimens, professional activities of staff members, and administrative matters; files concerning W. Duane Hope's work as an officer of the Association of Meiobenthologists; and an information file on worms, compiled by the Division of Marine Invertebrates, which contains newspaper clippings, articles, and correspondence of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Division of Worms was established on July 1, 1965, as a result of an administrative reorganization in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Prior to 1965, the national collection of worms was under the care of the Division of Marine Invertebrates.
Professional staff of the Division of Worms included Meredith Leam Jones, Associate Curator and Curator, 1965- ; Marian H. Pettibone, Associate Curator and Curator, 1965- ; W. Duane Hope, Associate Curator and Curator, 1965- ; and Mary E. Rice, Associate Curator and Curator, 1965- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 417, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Worms, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Jones, Meredith L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pettibone, Marian H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hope, W. Duane, 1935- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rice, Mary E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Association of Meiobenthologists Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Marine Invertebrates Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Invertebrate Zoology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Worms Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Invertebrates Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine Invertebrates Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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