Query: Galapagos Islands
Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions Papers
Dates:
1932-1938
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-288
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions papers documenting the research activities of Fred Charles Ziesenhenne, a zoologist from the University of Southern California who participated in the expeditions during the early 1930s. Ziesenhenne, along with other scientists that included biologist Waldo LaSalle Schmidt of the Smithsonian Institution, collected scientific data …

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Research Program Records
Dates:
1974-1987
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 362
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document special programs and projects undertaken in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Included are files on the Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems Program, Scholarly Studies Program, Short-Term Visitors Program, a 1987 NMNH expedition to Henderson Island in the South Pacific, the 1987 NMNH Task Force on Research, the NMNH …

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Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1956-2004
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional correspondence of Tom Simkin, Curator of Petrology and Volcanology, 1972-2003, and Senior Geologist and Volcanologist, 2003-2009. Simkin also served as Geologist, Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center, 1967-1972. Major topics covered in this accession include the creation and revision of This Dynamic Planet - World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and …

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Program Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Biodiversity Program
Dates:
1984-1992
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that were maintained by Marsha E. Sitnik, Program Administrator for the Biodiversity Program. The Program supports research on biodiversity through a number of programs. These records are the administrative records for some of the programs supported by Biodiversity, including the Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems program …

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Waldo L. Schmitt Papers
Dates:
1924-1927, 1930-1932, 1937, 1941-1942, 1961-1963
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Waldo L. Schmitt (1887-1977), zoologist with the National Museum of Natural History. These materials document his research of crustaceans in the Dry Tortugas (Florida), the Bahamas, the Galapagos Islands, and Antarctica. Materials also include scientific illustrations, transcripts, publications, and maps.

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Waldo L. Schmitt Papers
Dates:
1887, 1911, 1914, 1925-1927, 1934-1939, 1950, 1962-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by invertebrate zoologist, Waldo L. Schmitt, documenting his research and collecting trips. Schmitt's chief research interest was crustacea. Collecting trips documented in this accession include the Presidential Cruise of 1938 to the Galapagos Islands as well as trips to Antarctica, Brazil, Chile, Peru …

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Curatorial Records
Dates:
1964-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were created and maintained by Meredith L. Jones, Curator, 1965-1989. Materials include correspondence relating to specimens, manuscripts, presentations, Galapagos trip, and research; drawings, data, notes, and articles; black and white photographs and negatives; and color photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Collection of photographs relating to the Northwest Coast and Native Americans
Dates:
circa 1885-1900
Size:
275 Items (circa 275 engravings and drawings for engravings)
200 Copy prints (circa)
1 Print (silver gelatin)
1 Copy negative
380 Cyanotypes (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The majority of the collection documents Northwest Coast scenery, people, and settlements; these include photographs made by Franz Boas during US Fish Commission expeditions on the USS Albatross, as well as engravings made for publications on Northwest Coast Natives by Franz Boas and Albert Parker Niblack. Another large portion of …

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Robert Elliot Silberglied Papers
Dates:
1960-1982, with related materials to 1984
Size:
b 20 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7316
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Robert E. Silberglied provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career. They include materials relating to his initial interest in entomology; his academic training; his teaching career at Harvard University; his duties as a staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI); his efforts as a conservationist …

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Waldo L. Schmitt Papers
Dates:
1907-1978
Size:
79.56 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (121 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (60 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes) (2 film boxes) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career, 1907-1977. They also illustrate, to a lesser degree, his personal life. Particularly well represented in the papers is material concerning Schmitt's carcinological research, his curatorial and administrative careers at the United States National Museum (USNM), his career as …

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