This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
This collection consists mostly of correspondence documenting Archer's role as a Research Associate in the Department of Botany, NMNH, 1964-1973. Most of the letters concern his work organizing the Department's archival collections. Archer's collecting work is documented by photographs and photographic data from trips to Colombia, 1931; Central and South America, 1934-1935; and Ethiopia, 1951. Also included are photographs of Archer, including several taken during his World War I service; employment records from his USDA career; and various notes, lists, and newspaper clippings relating to his professional work.
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