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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-346
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a section of the Department of Paleobiology website dedicated to Joseph Augustine Cushman, known as the father of American micropaleontology. Cushman was a pioneer in the use of foraminifera to support oil exploration in North America, developing a classification method that for the first time allowed foraminifera ...

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Creators:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952
Dates:
1902
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Thomas Wayland Vaughan (1870-1952), a geologist and oceanographer with the United States Geological Survey, the United States National Museum, and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His research focused on the study of corals and coral reefs, the investigation of larger foraminifera, and oceanogr...

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Creators:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952
Dates:
1908-1947 and undated
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-124
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of Vaughan's professional correspondence with American and foreign scientists concerning descriptions of fossil localities; the identification, description and exchange of specimens; research in coral foraminifera and oceanography; research conditions in Europe around the time of World War II; and the activities of sc...

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Creators:
Bé, Allan W. H., 1921-
Dates:
circa 1953-1969
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Allan W. H. Bé, marine invertebrate zoologist. Bé spent much of his career at the Lamont Geological Observatory at Columbia University studying plankton. Materials include field notes from various cruises, equipment logs, and data compilations.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Dates:
1930-1932, 1937-1984 and undated, with related records from 1882
Size:
17.56 cu. ft. (35 document boxes) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 328
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives would like to thank Frederick J. Collier and Martin A. Buzas for their assistance in the transfer of these records to the Archives.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1972-2014
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press. Materials include books and serial publications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Scholarly Press
Dates:
1924, 1964-2016
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-379
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press and Smithsonian Books. Materials include books and serial publications.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Contracts Office
Dates:
1963-1974
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Contracting Officer is authorized to negotiate federal and private grants and contracts for the Smithsonian, and the records contain information on formulation and administration of contracts that is especially useful for information about research conducted by Smithsonian Institution staff. These records include copies of grants and ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1871-1951 and undated
Size:
8.98 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (3 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of field notes; drawings and sketches; photographs; manuscripts; research notes; and specimen lists relating to invertebrate zoology, especially crustacea. Also included is a small amount of correspondence of Wesley Roswell Coe, 1950-1951, and Harriett Richardson, 1906-1914. Of special interest are photographs of the ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Dates:
1943-1958
Size:
9 cu. ft. (18 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of records of the Department of Zoology under Head Curator Waldo LaSalle Schmitt and includes outgoing correspondence, 1946-1957; correspondence with the public, 1947-1957; and administrative records, 1943-1958. Also included are records of the Department of Biology, 1943-1947. For other records relating to the Depar...

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