This accession consists of manuscripts, notes and fossil lists created or maintained by Charles Elmer Resser of the United States National Museum, Division of Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleobotany.
Henry B. Roberts Papers
These papers consist primarily of correspondence relating to Roberts' official duties with the Division of Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleobotany and the Division of Marine Invertebrates. Also included are letters documenting his research on recent and fossil decapod crustacea.
The Archives would like to thank Frederick J. Collier and Martin A. Buzas for their assistance in the transfer of these records to the Archives.
Charles Elmer Resser Papers
These papers consist of Resser's professional correspondence, 1912-1940 and undated; notebooks from field trips in the United States and museum collection study trips in Europe; a manuscript on Wisconsin localities at the Milwaukee Public Museum; and photographs from his field trips.
G. Arthur Cooper Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
This record unit consists of correspondence documenting the operation of the Department of Mineral Sciences, 1963-1977, and its predecessor the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology of the Department of Geology, 1948-1963. With the exception of a few letters, correspondence of the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology prior to 1948 is not included in …
Louis R. Purnell Oral History Interviews
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 …
Curators' Annual Reports
The administration of the United States National Museum required curators to submit regular reports on the activities of the departments, divisions, and sections. Prior to about 1900 these reports were often made monthly and semiannually as well as annually. The reports were traditionally submitted to the Director of the National Museum …
Correspondence and Memoranda
This record unit consists of two of the special files maintained by the Department of Correspondence and Documents. In 1902 a new system for maintaining records was established. Descriptions of the records are included as part of the series descriptions.
This record unit consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence and various other records compiled during Richard Rathbun's career as Assistant Secretary. Descriptions of the records are included as part of the series descriptions. For other records of Richard Rathbun see Record Units 79, 80, 189, 192, 201, and 7078.