Photograph depicting Smithsonian officials Dr. Frank M. Setzler, Dr. David H. Johnson, and H. G. Deignan with opened boxes and artifacts from the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land in 1948. Collection includes a narrative description provided by the news service.
These records consist of pencil and color drawings prepared for the Report on Mollusca of the United States Exploring Expedition. Artists represented include Joseph Drayton, Joseph P. Couthouy, Frederick M. Bayer, and A. F. Bellows. This accession relates to materials in Record Unit 7186.
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 ...
This accession consists of 76 photogravure plates from the Harriman Alaska Series, a 14-volume publication detailing the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899. The plates were made from photographs and drawings made during the Expedition. Prominent photographers include C. Hart Merriam and Edward S. Curtis.
This accession consists of field notes from the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expeditions. These expeditions were done in conjunction with J. Bruce Bredin and document station data and specimens collected. Materials also include scientific illustrations.
This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Smithsonian Institution's Biodiversity Program (BDP) as maintained by Marsha E. Sitnik, Scientific Program Administrator. Some of the projects and programs represented in the files include the BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) program; ...
This accession consists of records documenting the travels and family of Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, ornithologist and entomologist specializing in bird lice. His association with the Smithsonian Institution began in 1940, when he collected birds in Vera Cruz, Mexico, for the United States National Museum (USNM). From 1941 to 1952, Carr...
This accession consists of photographs documenting the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1959, and a list of collecting stations visited by the Expedition.
This accession consists mainly of the professional correspondence of John J. Wurdack, botanist, during his tenure in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, 1960-1991; and before that, at the New York Botanical Garden. Also included are drafts of manuscripts, expedition reports, and miscellaneous files.
These papers consist of correspondence with professional colleagues, mainly regarding attempts to describe material collected by the State University of Iowa Expedition to Barbados and Antigua. Custody history of the correspondence is unknown.