Departmental Records,
circa 1965-1989, with related records from 1945

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 423
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
circa 1965-1989, with related records from 1945
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This record unit consists primarily of correspondence and administrative records created by Chairmen of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, circa 1965-1989. The records document the research, exhibition, and outreach functions of the department. Also included are various record books created by the Division of Marine Invertebrates and the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, circa 1945-1974.
The record books include a record of manuscripts reviewed by the staff, 1948-1974 (2 volumes); and the administration of the Rathbun Memorial Fund, 1955 and 1965. Also included are a guest book, 1945-1965, and a day book, 1948-1949.
Most of the records were created by Department Chairmen David L. Pawson, 1971-1976; W. Duane Hope, 1976-1981; Clyde F. E. Roper, 1981-1987; Roger F. Cressey, 1987-1988; and Charles W. Hart Jr., 1989. The period 1965-1971 is sparsely represented by administrative records.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 423, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Departmental Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pawson, David L. (David Leo), 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roper, Clyde F. E., 1937- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hope, W. Duane, 1935- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cressey, Roger F., 1930- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hart, C. W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Marine Invertebrates Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rathbun Memorial Fund Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Invertebrate zoology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Worms Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Echinodermata Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crustacea Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mollusks Topic 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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