This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "The Art of Organic Forms" and "Ode to the Pinniped." "Art of Organic Forms" is 10 minutes in length and accompanied an exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History comparing organic and artistic forms. The film was completed in …
Phillip Walker papers
The Phillip Walker papers document his research and professional activities from 1969-2008 and primarily deal with his bioarchaeological research in California and his studies of primate feeding behavior and dentition. His involvement in issues surrounding the repatriation of Native American human remains, forensic work for public agencies dealing with human remains, and writings are also represented. The collection consists of research and project files, raw data and analysis, graphs and illustrations, photographs, and dental impressions.
Remington Kellogg Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Frank C. Whitmore Papers
This accession consists of papers documenting the career of Frank C. Whitmore, Geologist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Smithsonian Research Associate. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, examinations and reports, photographs, and other papers associated with Whitmore's paleontological research.
Ernest P. (Ernest Pillsbury) Walker Papers
These papers include some correspondence and notes prior to Walker's tenure at the National Zoological Park, as well as working papers on mammalogy and some correspondence dating from his time at the National Zoological Park. In addition there are numerous images of animals.
These records document the manual record keeping system that tracked the animal collections at the National Zoological Park (NZP) before the introduction of the International Species Information System (ISIS) in 1975. Included are accession cards and ledgers containing the accession number, common and scientific name, date of accession (whether through birth …
Animal Research Records
This accession consists of records documenting the research and development of diets and other nutritional matters for animals at the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center. The bulk of these records were created and maintained by Olav Oftedal, nutritionist and research scientist in the Department of Zoological …
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.
Willy Ley Papers
This collection consists of Willey Ley's personal files, including his business correspondence, book contracts, and galley proofs, as well as publicity concerning Dr. Ley and his activities, and inquiries and comments from Ley's readership during his tenure as columnist for Galaxy Magazine (1952-1969). The material also includes articles gathered by Ley on topics ranging from astronomy and space travel to biology and natural parks to mythology, psychic phenomena, and UFOs.