These records consist of the record books of specimens distributed by the Smithsonian Institution to individuals and institutions throughout the world. One volume includes distributions from Spencer Fullerton Baird's personal collections. These materials document the work of Stephen C. Brown, Registrar, 1880-1919; and Herbert S. Bryant, Chief, Division of Correspondence and …
Specimen Distribution Records
These records consist of correspondence and specimen listings and provide supplemental information to the entries maintained in the Specimen Distribution Record Books, record unit 120. Records which did not provide additional information were culled and discarded. Material concerns the distribution of specimens to schools, museums, public institutions, and individual scientists throughout …
These records consist of receipts from the United States National Museum for specimens loaned or given to individuals and institutions. Before 1891, substantial correspondence is included; after that date, there are mostly copies of receipts. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles …
MS 1177 Copy of a Field Catalogue of Specimens Collected by the Ethnological Expedition, August 25th to September 4th 1879
Catalog of 368 specimens collected from Acoma, Apache, Jicarilla Apache, Cochiti, Jemez, Pecos, Pojoaque, Santa Clara, Santa Domingo, San Juan, Tesuque and Zuni.
Invoices of Specimens
This accession consists of three ledgers containing invoices of specimen loans from the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey, and later the United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. The specimens documented in the ledger form part of the National Museum of Natural History, Division …
This accession consists of records documenting the acquisition, donation, loan, and study of specimens within the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photographs, and forms.
Catalogue of Rocks, Minerals, and Natural History Specimens
This accession consists of a one volume catalogue of minerals, rocks, and natural history specimens from Western and Midwestern territories maintained by the General Land Office.
Collected Catalogs, Correspondence, and Specimen Lists on Mineral Sciences
This collection consists of accession catalogs maintained by the Department of Geology, 1900-1910, and by the Division of Mineralogy of the Department of Geology (prior to 1897, the Department of Minerals), 1894-1910; catalogs, specimen lists, and an alphabetic index of the Frederick A. Canfield Mineral Collection which was bequeathed to the United States …
These records consist of correspondence from the United States National Museum to persons who sent in specimens for examination. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles D. Walcott. Most correspondence is signed by subordinate officials. A volume list follows.
Archeological specimens, mostly from mound sites in Tennessee, Iowa, Indiana, Georgia, Ohio; signed in lower left with Shindler monogram
Annotations by Shindler, giving scale of drawing, locality and collector of specimen, appear on originals.