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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1887-1907
Size:
28 microfilm reels.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of receipts from the 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. See Specimen Distribution Records and Specimen Distribution Record Books (Record units 119 and 120). A volume l...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1853-1920
Size:
2.6 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This is the record book of specimens distributed by the Smithsonian to individuals and institutions throughout the world. One volume includes distributions from Spencer F. Baird's personal collections. See also Transmission of Specimens and Specimen Distribution Records, record units 115 and 186.

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1853-1920
Size:
4.3 linear meters.
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:
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:
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:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1885-1907
Size:
26 microfilm reels.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence from the National Museum to persons who sent in specimens for examination. Most correspondence is signed by subordinate officials. A volume list follows.

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Creators:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2036
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also includes Zuni (and Taos 1-13 at end) notebook marked, "Field Notes of Mrs M. C. Stevenson; New Mexico Plants." Apparently a catalog list of specimens collected. Numbers 1-167, plants named; numbers 168-500 vacant; locality not stated [Zuni ?]. Also at end, "Taos collection", Numbers 1-13. Plant specimens are Taos.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Insects
Dates:
1882-1918
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include receipts for specimens, annual and monthly reports of the Division, and correspondence regarding acquisition, distribution, and loan of specimens.

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