Query: United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Division of Fishes, National Museum of Natural History, Oral History Interviews
Dates:
2003-2004
Size:
37 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9616
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) 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 …

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Departmental Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
circa 1965-1989, with related records from 1945
Size:
11.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 423
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of correspondence and administrative records created by Chairmen of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, circa 1965-1989. The records document the research, exhibition, and outreach functions of the department. Also included are various record books created by the Division of Marine Invertebrates and the Department of Invertebrate …

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in Record Unit 423 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Horton Holcombe Hobbs Oral History Interview
Creators:
Hobbs, Horton Holcombe, 1914-1994, interviewee
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies). 3 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9509
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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in Record Unit 9509 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Annual Reports
Creators:
United States National Museum. Section of Corals
Dates:
1931-1962
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 202
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Curator of the Division of Mollusks, Paul Bartsch, began to refer to a Section of Corals in his annual reports although there was never a curator for the Section. This practice continued, with the reports in this record unit forming a separate section of the Division of Mollusks annual …

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in Record Unit 202 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers
Dates:
1907-1978
Size:
79.56 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (121 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (60 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes) (2 film boxes) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career, 1907-1977. They also illustrate, to a lesser degree, his personal life. Particularly well represented in the papers is material concerning Schmitt's carcinological research, his curatorial and administrative careers at the United States National Museum (USNM), his career as …

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in Record Unit 7231 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Richard Rathbun Papers
Creators:
Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
Dates:
1870-1918 and undated
Size:
7.9 cu. ft. (15 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Richard Rathbun document his early investigations in geology and paleontology; his college career at Cornell University, 1871-1872; his work as geologist on the Geological Commission of Brazil, 1875-1878; and his scientific and administrative careers with the United States Fish Commission and United States National Museum. Of special interest is …

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in Record Unit 7078 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Website Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-359
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of web server files for the Antarctic Invertebrates section of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology website. This section documents the specimens of the United States Antarctic Program, managed jointly by the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) and the National Science Foundation, Office of Polar Programs. The …

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in Accession 17-359 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Maps
Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1874-1903 and undated
Size:
3 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 86-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a group of maps found in the Division of Fishes, and a watercolor painting of Unalaska by Henry Wood Elliott, 1874, marked as a gift to Mary Helen Churchill Baird (Mrs. Spencer F. Baird).

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in Accession 86-058 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Correspondence
Dates:
circa 1953-1988
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 400
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the staff of the Division of Mammals and primarily concern the identification, loan, and acquisition of specimens; requests for information from colleagues and the public; the publication of scientific papers; and research projects of the staff.

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in Record Unit 400 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Curators' Annual Reports
Dates:
1881-1964
Size:
49 cu. ft. (98 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 …

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