This accession consists of field notes of Michael J. Sweeney (1945- ), zoologist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes document research around Aldabra Island. Materials also include field data sheets and a map.
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Charles Darwin Foundation.$bMaterials include deposit and expenditure records; meeting materials; searches for director of the research station and president of the foundation; support for Term Projects, a foundation based in London, whose American coordination of the fund drive is …
This accession consists of field notes of Kristian Fauchald (1935-2015), a research zoologist specializing in worms at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, 1979-2015. The majority of these materials document his fieldwork in Belize, Florida, and Aldabra Island. Materials include field data sheets.
This accession consists of field notes of Janice Clark (1948- ), carcinologist and collections manager at the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center and the National Museum of Natural History, 1973-2003. These notes document specimens in Florida and the Aldabra Islands.
This accession consists of field notes of Diane M. Bohmhauer, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes were created while studying marine invertebrates in the Aldabra Islands.
This accession consists of correspondence and project files of Brian Frederick Kensley, Research Zoologist in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology from 1978-2004. Kensley specialized in the systematics of decapod and isopod crustaceans, and was chairman of the Department from 1991-1995. A significant portion of these records document Kensley's work in the Seychelles …
These records include correspondence, memoranda, and other information about the activities of the Office of International Activities, which establishes cooperative research programs with institutions of higher learning in other countries and fosters programs for the international exchange of persons in those fields of science and humanities related to the Smithsonian …
F. Raymond Fosberg Papers
This accession consists of papers created by F. Raymond Fosberg while with the International Biological Programs (1960s), the National Research Council (1960s), the Smithsonian Institution as Special Advisor for Tropical Biology (1970s), and the U.S. Geological Survey (1950s). Papers also include personal files, with dates circa 1960-1985, including curricula vitae, travel reports, and some correspondence …
These records document the administration, under David Challinor, of the science bureaus of the Smithsonian Institution, c. 1975-1985. Also included are a few records from 1971-1974 and 1986. Series 1 consists of records of the offices reporting to the Assistant Secretary for Science, including the Center for the Study of Man and the National …
William Louis Abbott collection
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944
Kloss, Charles Boden
The papers in the Abbott collection appear to have been brought together in the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology in order to process ethnological specimens from Malaya and Indonesia and to prepare an exhibit and publications. Included are some of Abbott's original letters, notes, maps, and a considerable number of photographs. Most of these materials concern the Enggano, Jakun, and Dyak. Many other documents in the collection consist of copies of or extracts from Abbott's letters, the originals of which are now in the Smithsonian Institution Archives. There are also letters and other materials of Otis Tufton Mason and Walter Hough accumulated as they worked on the collection, many simple lists of accessions compiled in the Department of Anthropology, and a few manuscripts. In addition, there are printed materials that were apparently used by the department's staff for reference purposes. Some of the photographs made in Borneo in 1914 are by Henry Cushier Raven, a field assistant of Abbott and, later, a collector financed by Abbott. Additional materials of Abbott and Raven are in the Smithsonian Institution Archives, and their material (often duplicate photographs) are included in several collections in the National Anthropological Archives.