This accession consists of materials found in the systematic files of Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds, and Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum (1925-1945) and Secretary (1945-1952) of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, ...
This accession consists of research records created by paleontologists associated with the United States National Museum and later maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology. Materials include correspondence, notes, field notes, scientific illustrations, and plates.
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Kristian Fauchald, Curator, Chairman, and Research Zoologist, 1979- . The correspondence pertains to collections, proposals, research, students, and departmental administration. Some correspondence is from his time at the University of Southern California (1965-1979) before his arriv...
Collection consists ofapproximately 66,000, high quality engravings collected by Kubler from European and American books and periodicals dating almost exclusively from the 19th century.Portraits and city views document the social history and material culture of the period. Specific topics covered include archery, boxing, funerals, irrigation, milk, peddlers, riots, stenography, volcanos, and wrecks, among others. Among the publications from which illustrations were removed are Harper's weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Puck, Illustrated London News, and King's New York City Views. Dates Kubler noted on the individual items are the dates on which the illustrations appeared in the publication from which they were extracted, not the date of the events or subjects being documented. Each print is mounted on tissue. Folders marked by a red circle indicate extremely rare prints.
Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. This series covers the moon, stars, comets, and meteors. For music relating to the sun, see Series 14: Calendar, Time, and Weather. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.
This accession consists of field notes of geologist J. Edward Hoffmeister (1899-1991). These materials were created during his time teaching at the University of Rochester, 1923-1964, and as a fellow at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 1921-1929. Materials also include scientific illustrations.
This accession consists of two notebooks written by geophysicist Gordon G. Lill (1918-1996) during his time with the United States Office of Naval Research. These notebooks concern the core materials from the Funafuti and Bikini Atolls. Materials also include scientific illustrations.
This accession consists of field notes of Phillip D. Pack, an engineering geologist focusing on Nevada. Materials also include scientific illustrations.
This accession consists of field notes of Julia Anna Gardner (1882-1960), a geologist with the United States Geological Survey. Materials also include scientific illustrations.
This accession consists of field notes of Ellis Leon Yochelson (1928-2006), a paleontologist with the United States Geological Survey. Notes document his daily work, research, conferences, and travels. Materials also include scientific illustrations.