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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1853-1920
Size:
9 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (5 document boxes) (7 bound volumes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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,...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1853-1920
Size:
44.00 cu. ft. (88 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 ...

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Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
1925-1968
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 of ...

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Creators:
Stevenson, James, 1840-1888
Dates:
undated
Size:
16 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1177
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catalog of 368 specimens collected from Acoma, Apache, Jicarilla Apache, Cochiti, Jemez, Pecos, Pojoaque, Santa Clara, Santa Domingo, San Juan, Tesuque and Zuni.

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Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1894-1910 and undated
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1885-1907
Size:
0.52 cu. ft. (26 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Creators:
United States. General Land Office
Dates:
1868-1872
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1917-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-013
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Dates:
February 26, 1885
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7427
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1887-1907
Size:
0.56 cu. ft. (28 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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...

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