Curtis W. Sabrosky 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 …
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers
This accession consists of photographs, slides and negatives documenting Waldo L. Schmitt's life and career. Images include numerous portrait photographs of Schmitt and his colleagues, field work views and group photographs. Most of the images are unidentified. Materials include black-and-white photographs, negatives, and transparencies; color photographs, negatives, and transparencies; and …
The correspondence in this record unit contains only a portion of the correspondence of the two Departments. Other material relating to the Department of Biology can be found in the Frederick William True Papers, record unit 7181, and the Leonhard Stejneger Papers, record unit 7074.
Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers
This accession consists of professional correspondence documenting Curtis W. Sabrosky's entomological research on Diptera.
George Sprague Myers Papers
This accession consists primarily of the personal correspondence of George Sprague Myers, an ichthyologist specializing in zoogeography. Materials also includes field notes, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and postcards.
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, administrative records regarding collections and the A. Remington Kellogg Library, research notes and proposals, exhibition files, photographs of specimens, and professional activity files. Curators represented in these records include Clayton Edward Ray …
George Herbert Girty Papers
The 1879 act establishing the United States Geological Survey (USGS) declares, "And all collections of rocks, minerals, soils, and fossils, and objects of natural history, archaeology, and ethnology, made by the Coast and Interior Survey, the Geological Survey, or by any other parties for the Government of the United States, when …
This collection consists of correspondence of the Division of Birds, most of which was conducted by the three curators listed above. There is a lesser amount of correspondence of Associate Curators. Also included is material concerning the history of the Division and distribution and destruction of specimens.
Paul S. Conger Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
John D. Sherman, Jr., Papers
These papers consist primarily of correspondence between Sherman and entomologists and other naturalists including Alexander Agassiz, William Harris Ashmead, Samuel Henshaw, Leland Ossian Howard, John Lawrence LeConte, Clinton Hart Merriam, Alpheus Spring Packard, John Bernhard Smith, Robert Evans Snodgrass, Charles Henry Tyler Townsend, and James Zetek. Also included are diaries …