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Creators:
Carriker, Melbourne Armstrong, 1879-1965
Dates:
circa 1900-1969, 2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-254
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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...

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Creators:
Glassell, Alfred C., Jr. interviewee.
Dates:
2002
Size:
3 mini-audiotapes (originals).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9601
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 ...

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National Museum of Natural History. Biodiversity Program
Dates:
1980-1999
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-047
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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; ...

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United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
1838-1885
Size:
4.37 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Several reports covering the scientific work of the expedition were made, and most were published. One of the exceptions was the ichthyology report, which Charles Pickering was originally assigned to prepare. It was delayed, however; and by the middle of 1849, Jean Louis Agassiz had been placed in charge of the work. Due to the pressures of hi...

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United States National Museum. Department of Botany
Dates:
1918-1949
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the United States National Museum, Division of Plants (1919-1947) and Department of Botany (1947-1949) while Ellsworth Paine Killip was an aid, assistant curator, associate curator, and curator of the Division and the Department, as well as personal correspondence between Killip and his colleagues document...

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Creators:
Dill, David B. Jr.
Dates:
1930
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 31 photographs taken at Barro Colorado Island in 1930 by David B. Dill, Sr., during his scientific expedition to Panama. David B. Dill, Jr., joined his father on the trip. Materials also include typewritten excerpts from the younger Dill's letters written home to his mother and sister. The Panama facility was later ...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1925-1927
Size:
0.3 cu. ft. (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of glass lantern slides taken during Waldo LaSalle Schmitt's trip on the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the east and west coasts of South America, 1923-1927. The photographs depict various towns and cities in Brazil such as Rio de Janeiro, Paqueta, Sao Sabastino, Sao Francisco, in addition ...

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Creators:
Roosevelt Memorial Association
Dates:
circa 1901-1928, 1933, 1936 and 1958
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7472
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Newspaper clippings and personal accounts of the 1913 expedition document malaria infections and the wound Roosevelt sustained when he plunged into the river, trying to save a capsized canoe. The newspaper clippings also include information about the specimens collected during the expedition for the American Museum of Natural History. For...

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Creators:
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Dates:
1887, 1911, 1914, 1925-1927, 1934-1939, 1950, 1962-1972
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by invertebrate zoologist, Waldo L. Schmitt, documenting his research and collecting trips. Schmitt's chief research interest was crustacea. Collecting trips documented in this accession include the Presidential Cruise of 1938 to the Galapagos Islands as well as trips to Antarctica, ...

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Creators:
Kellers, Henry C., 1874-1954
Dates:
1929-1930
Size:
0.55 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7241
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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