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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1853-1953
Size:
0.4 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7445
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection, which probably began to be assembled in the 1930s, comprises an information file on turtles, containing a high proportion of visual material: chiefly photographs (often only negatives) and graphic illustrations, many in watercolor. Several of these are by illustrator Antonio Zeno Shindler, and one is by Spencer F. Baird. ...

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United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
circa 1838-1842
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of pencil and color drawings prepared for the Report on Mollusca of the United States Exploring Expedition. Artists represented include Joseph Drayton, Joseph P. Couthouy, Frederick M. Bayer, and A. F. Bellows. This accession relates to materials in Record Unit 7186.

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Creators:
Ridgway, John Livesy, 1859-
Dates:
1881-1882
Size:
1 folder.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7211
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
1838-1885
Size:
4.37 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Several reports covering the scientific work of the expedition were made, and most were published. One of the exceptions was the ichthyology report, which Charles Pickering was originally assigned to prepare. It was delayed, however; and by the middle of 1849, Jean Louis Agassiz had been placed in charge of the work. Due to the pressures of hi...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
circa 1920-1980
Size:
1.88 cu. ft. (1 document box) (2 16x20 boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7422
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of illustrations and black and white photographs of insects that were used for figures and plates in scientific research papers written by various Department of Entomology and United States Department of Agriculture entomologists. Illustrators include B. B. Baber, Lawrence M. Druckenbrod, Julia Ellen Edmonson, Mol...

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United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition, (1853-1856)
Dates:
1852-1861 and undated
Size:
0.3 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7253
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs
Dates:
2011-2015
Size:
2.32 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-148
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the exhibition and program coordinating activities of the Office of Curatorial Affairs in regard to the planning, development, and production of the exhibition "American Enterprise" and The Taubman Gallery for changing exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. "American Enterprise" c...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Plants
Dates:
1906-1925 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the curatorial activities of Joseph Nelson Rose, a curator in the Division of Plants, 1896-1911 and 1917-1928. Rose specialized in the study of cacti. Some materials document Rose's leave of absence from the United States National Museum for field work in South America. Materials include co...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1850-1940 and undated
Size:
5.91 cu. ft. (5 document boxes) (4 16x20 boxes) (1 5x8 box) (2.85 cu. ft. oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7264
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of field notes, manuscripts, photographs, and related material of the Divisions of Vertebrate and Invertebrate Paleontology. Additional material can be found in the manuscript collections of former curators at the United States National Museum and geologists associated with the United States Geological Survey. The ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
circa 1835-1850, 1861-1863 and undated
Size:
0.68 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7218
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection includes manuscript notes and lists on the mollusks of New York and on Naiades in the Smithsonian. The only identified author is C. J. Robinson. The collection also contains original drawings of shells for the plates of Histoire Naturelle des Iles Canaries by Philip Barker Webb and Sabin Berthelot, circa 1835-1850.

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