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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1947 a major reorganization of the U. S. National Museum took place. The Department of Biology was split into Departments of Zoology and Botany. All the old Divisions of Biology, with the exception of Plants were placed under the new Department of Zoology. The new Department of Botany (the old Division of Plants) administered the new Divisions of Phanerogams, Grasses, and Cryptogams.

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Creators:
Walker, Egbert H, (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-
Dates:
1938-1961
Size:
7.375 cu. ft. (14 document boxes) (3 6x9x12 card boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7270
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Egbert Hamilton Walker were transferred to the Smithsonian Archives from the Hunt Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1977. Subsequently, two additional transfers of papers were gifted by Egbert Walker in 1978 and 1979. In 1995, Walker's autobiographical notes were transferred from the Department of Botany, National Museum ...

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