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Record Unit 7078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series consists of photographs and lantern slides collected by Richard Rathbun. Included are photographs of Brazil taken while Rathbun served as geologist on the Geological Commission of Brazil, 1875-1878; landscapes of British Columbia; an album of photographs documenting seal rookeries on the Pribilof Islands, 1895; and lantern ...

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Record Unit 7078
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Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series consists of notes and sketches by Richard Rathbun concerning invertebrate zoology, geology, and paleontology. Included are extensive notes and sketches made by Rathbun while he served as geologist on the Geological Commission of Brazil, 1875-1878.

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Creators:
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
Dates:
1870-1918 and undated
Size:
7.9 cu. ft. (15 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Richard Rathbun document his early investigations in geology and paleontology; his college career at Cornell University, 1871-1872; his work as geologist on the Geological Commission of Brazil, 1875-1878; and his scientific and administrative careers with the United States Fish Commission and United States National Museum. O...

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Record Unit 7078
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This series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of Richard Rathbun. The correspondence is both professional and personal and concerns the administration of the United States Fish Commission and United States National Museum (USNM); paleontological and zoological research; Rathbun's activity in scientific societies and social ...

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Creators:
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
Dates:
1873-1877 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-211
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Richard Rathbun (1852-1918), a geologist and paleontologist. Most of these notes occurred during his time as a geologist with the Geological Commission of Brazil. Materials also include scientific illustrations and a few pressed plants.

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