Video of 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Department of Mineral Sciences and Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History
Amy Staples (HSFA Fellow) recorded 40th Anniversary Celebration of Dept. of Mineral Sciences and Paleobiology, NMNH. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds …
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.
Robert B. Neuman Papers
These are the papers of Robert B. Neuman, Research Associate in the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History and Scientist Emeritus with the U.S. Geological Survey. Neuman's specialization was fossil brachiopods. Materials include correspondence, drawings, photographs, maps, charts, lists, articles, calendars, manuscripts, receipts and diagrams.
Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
This accession consists of records documenting curatorial activities within the Department of Paleobiology, including correspondence and memoranda concerning research, field trips, and specimens; administrative records; manuscript reviews; and exhibitions. These records primarily document Francis M. Hueber's paleobotanical research and the administration of the Paleobotany Division within the Department of Paleobiology …
These records are the administrative files of the Office of the Director, National Museum of Natural History. Most of the records date from the late-to-mid 1950s. Those records created prior to 1959 are the records of the Director of the United States National Museum, although they are records relating primarily to that …
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Assistant Director for Collections, Janet Gomon. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other administrative materials pertaining to National Museum of Natural History collections.
These records primarily document the operation of the Department of Botany under Head Curators Ellsworth Paine Killip, 1947-1950, and Jason Richard Swallen, 1950-1964, and Chairmen William L. Stern, 1965-1967, Mason E. Hale, Jr., 1967-1970, Edward S. Ayensu, Dieter C. Wasshausen, Mark M. Littler, and Laurence E. Skog. Records created prior to the formation of …
G. Arthur Cooper Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
David Challinor Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …
Alexander Wetmore Papers
The papers of Alexander Wetmore were received in the Smithsonian Archives in several different accessions between 1978 and 1987. The Archives would like to thank Mrs. Beatrice T. Wetmore for her help in transferring her husband's papers to the Archives. We also appreciate the assistance of the staff of the Division of …