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Creators:
National Zoological Park, Reptile Discovery Center
Dates:
1994-1998
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of "Reptile Discovery Center," published bimonthly by the National Zoological Park, Reptile Discovery Center. Each issue features information about a particular species of reptile or amphibian. Also included are general news and announcements about the Center, its collections, and its staff. Mate...

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Dates:
1922-1930, 1945 and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7444
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The collection contains photographic images of reptiles, chiefly snakes, crocodiles, horned toads, Komodo dragons, and iguanas, of specimens both in the wild and on museum display. The photographs were to illustrate popular articles on reptiles and some are in the form of photographs clipped from newspapers and mounted on board. Most were...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates:
1873-1968
Size:
4.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of correspondence of the Division of Reptiles and Batrachians, a correspondence which was conducted by Yarrow, Stejneger, and Cochran. The correspondence of James A. Peters (1922-1972), who came to the United States National Museum in 1964 and was appointed Curator in Charge of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Division of Reptiles and Batrachians
Dates:
1868-1926 and undated
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 508
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include three bound letterpress books and a bound volume containing routine notations concerning procuring supplies and accepting and sending out specimens. The letterpress books also have interleaved single letters and memoranda. Most correspondence is over the signatures of curators Leonhard Stejneger and Doris Mable Cochran, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates:
1961-1989
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, primarily from the late 1970s to 1989, although a few items date back to the 1960s. The correspondence is widely varied. Much of it pertains to the exchange of specimens. There is substantial correspondence between the scientists at the National Museum ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates:
1940-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-066
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians professional staff, including correspondence concerning taxonomic questions; the identification, acquisition, and exchange of specimens; field work and expeditions; public inquiries; and divisional administration. Materials include incoming...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates:
1962-2011
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-533
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of George R. Zug, Associate Curator, Curator, and Curator Emeritus, 1969- . There is also correspondence relating to Zug's graduate work at the University of Michigan prior to his tenure at the Smithsonian. In addition, there is a small amount of correspondence from Carl H. Ernst. Materials include...

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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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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Dates:
1934-1985
Size:
3.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 327
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the professional staff of the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians. Included is correspondence concerning taxonomic questions, the identification and acquisition of specimens, field work and expeditions, and divisional administration. Most of the correspondence dates ...

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Creators:
McCauley, Robert H., Jr. (Robert Henry), 1913-1979
Dates:
circa 1936-1966
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Robert H. McCauley (1913-1979), a herpetologist, spent most of his professional career at the National Institutes of Health. These papers document his herpetological research and include correspondence with professional colleagues primarily concerning his research on the reptiles of Washington, D.C. and Maryland; a diary kept during his s...

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