Journals, Maps, and Field Records
This accession consists primarily of journals, maps, and miscellaneous field records documenting the scientific work of the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer USS Albatross. Included are laboratory journals and a station map for the Albatross Philippine cruise, 1907-1910; a laboratory journal from the Albatross Northwestern Pacific Cruise, 1906; and miscellaneous lists …
John Murdoch Journals
This collection consists of two journals containing data on natural history and ethnological collections made by the Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883.
David Challinor Papers
This accession consists of correspondence, journals, photographs, articles, papers relating to Challinor's work with the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), and other materials documenting his Smithsonian career and his personal life.
Fiscal Records, Private
These records include daybooks, ledgers, receipts, journals, registers, statements, and other financial records documenting the management of the private funds of the Smithsonian.
Gerard Troost Manuscript and Related Notes, Papers and Drawings
These papers include Troost's manuscript on the crinoids of Tennessee; diagrams, sketches, and notes on crinoids; and a small bit of correspondence concerning the history of the manuscript.
Frank C. Whitmore Papers
This accession consists of notebooks documenting Frank C. Whitmore's travels and research. Whitmore was a research geologist for the Paleontology and Stratigraphy Branch of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Research Associate of the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), specializing in the systematics of Tertiary …
MS 4419 Copy and Fragment of John Colton Sumner Journal
Stanton, Robert Brewster, 1846-1922
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
August 17-27 . 3 pages. Found in J. W. Powell's 1869 journal (Manuscript 1795a). Written in pencil on 3 torn-out leaves similar to those in the notebooks used by Powell for his journal. Believed to be a fragment of Sumner's original notes. July 5- August 31, 1869. 22 leaves and pages. Typed copy made from handwritten copy believed to have …
MS 2008-23 Journal kept by Lewis Ketchum, a Penobscot
19th century manuscript book kept by Lewis Ketchum (Penobscot), mostly written in the Penobscot dialect of Eastern Abenaki with some notes in English. The manuscript descended through the Ketchum family and documents tribal matters from 1837 to 1879, including charity, marriages, births, and customs.
Collected Notes, Lists, and Catalogs on Birds
This collection contains manuscript notes, lists, and catalogs concerning bird specimens. The catalogs are the primary documentation for many of the specimens of the Division of Birds. Although they vary in content, as a general rule they contain specimen-related data including catalogs of specimens collected, dates, localities, tag numbers, measurements …