Belém Ecological Project Records,
1967-1971

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 534
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1967-1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records primarily document the administration of the Belém Ecological Project. They consist of correspondence and memoranda between Philip S. Humphrey, Smithsonian administrators, and project staff including Thomas E. Lovejoy III; financial reports and fiscal records; and files on project personnel.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Belém Ecological Project was a multidisciplinary study of environmental conditions of the Amazon delta in the vicinity of Belém, Brazil. The purpose of the project was to improve knowledge of tropical delta forest environments and determine the influence of human activities on those environments. The project was funded through a grant from the Army Research Office and ran from 1967 to 1971. Philip S. Humphrey, Chairman, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, was Principal Investigator.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 534, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Belém Ecological Project Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Humphrey, Philip S. (Philip Strong), 1926-2009 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lovejoy, Thomas E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Vertebrate Zoology. Belém Ecological Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Army Research Office Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Forest ecology -- Tropics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Belém (Brazil) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Amazon River Region Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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