Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 563
Creators:
Oceanography and Limnology Program (Smithsonian Institution)
Dates:
1962-1975
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the activities of the Oceanography and Limnology Program (OLP), 1970-1975, and its predecessors, the assistant director for Oceanography, National Museum of Natural History, 1962-1966, and the Office of Oceanography and Limnology, 1966-1970. Most of the records were created by Irvin Eugene Wallen, William Aron, and Robert F. Higgins. They include correspondence, memoranda, budgets, proposals, contracts, reports, and publications primarily concerning OLP's administration of the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center (SOSC), the Mediterranean Marine Sorting Center (MMSC), and OLP-sponsored research projects.

Historical Note
Historical Note
For an administrative history of the Oceanography and Limnology Program (OLP), see record unit 273.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 563, Oceanography and Limnology Program (Smithsonian Institution), Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Wallen, I. E. (Irvin Eugene), 1921- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aron, William I. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Higgins, Robert P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Assistant Director for Oceanography Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Oceanography and Limnology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Mediterranean Marine Sorting Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oceanography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Limnology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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