Frank Smith Papers
The papers of Frank Smith document his research on earthworms. They consist of correspondence with biologists and USNM administrators and staff, including Paul Bartsch, Nathan A. Cobb, Gordon Enoch Gates, Chancey Juday, James Arthur MacNab, John Percy Moore, Brayton Howard Ransom, Mary Jane Rathbun, Richard Rathbun, William deC. Ravenel, Waldo …
Professor King Grand Balloon Ascension Poster
This collection consists of one poster announcing King's gas balloon ascension at the Centennial International Exhibition on August 30, 1876, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The poster is 31 by 44.5 inches, and the overprinted illustration depicts King in flight in his balloon over a large crowd, tent at right background.
William Roger Murchie Papers
These papers document Murchie's research on earthworms and include manuscripts and related materials regarding the preparation and publication of manuscripts and records concerning earthworm collections made by Murchie.
John N. Belkin Papers
These papers consist of notes and collection information gathered about mosquitoes from all over the world, as well as field notebooks and data used for The Mosquitoes of the South Pacific. Also included is the typed manuscript, illustrations, and galley proofs of The Mosquitoes of the South Pacific, Belkin's professional …
Raymond Carroll Osburn Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
MS 4056 Letter to Professor Otis Tufton Mason, referring to a Manuscript "Choctaw Traditions"
Lincecum, Gideon, 1793-1874
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
It is taken from Chahta immatahah, and written by Dr. Gideon Lincecum in 1822 or 1823, and to his earlier correspondence with Professor Baird and Major Powell, regarding the same Manuscript. Reading. Pennsylvania. May 12, 1879. Filed with the above Manuscript is a typescript copy of Powell's cover letter, returning a Choctaw manuscript, to …
Scientist Portrait Collection
White, Sydney Victor
Lord, R. H.
Petit, Pierre, 1832-
This collection contains twelve photoprints in the cabinet print format, although only nine are true albumen cabinet prints. The subjects depicted are European scientists. Except as otherwise noted in the listing, biographical information about the subjects was located in standard biographical references, such as Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Chambers' Dictionary of Scientists, and World Who's in Science.
MS 3113-b Letter to Professor Cyrus Thomas, Youngsville, Pennsylvania
Thomas, Cyrus, 1825-1910
Verifies legal change of name of Charles M. Smith to Gerard Fowke.
MS 3617 Letter to Professor W.H. Holmes
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Giving information relative to early maps covering Virginia, Maryland, and adjacent territory. Contains nine Powhatan words.
MS 3985 Letter from Dr Thomas to Professor McGee
McGee, W J, 1853-1912
Relative to Georgia map in the Eighteenth Annual Report (Royce-Indian Land Cessions in the U.S.)