Donald S. Erdman Papers,
1948
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7428
Creators:
Erdman, Donald S.
Dates:
1948
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers document Erdman's field work in the Persian Gulf and Red Sea and include a journal and account book; notes, lists, and collection data; and color photographs, slides, and negatives.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Donald S. Erdman served as a Scientific Aid in the Division of Fishes, United States National Museum (USNM), from 1947 to 1950. In 1948, Erdman participated in a fisheries survey of the Persian Gulf and Red Sea under the auspices of the Arabian American Oil Company, on which he collected nearly 5,000 fishes for the USNM.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7428, Donald S. Erdman Papers

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