Query: United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Curatorial Records
Dates:
1857
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-298
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a catalog of crustacea collected during the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. This catalog was compiled by James Dwight Dana (1813-1895), a geologist and zoologist on this expedition. These specimens are housed at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and this catalog was maintained …

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Correspondence
Creators:
United States National Museum. Taxidermist
Dates:
1883-1889
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 210
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit includes an alphabetical file of correspondence of William Temple Hornaday as taxidermist and curator of living animals. The correspondence deals mainly with the collecting and shipping of specimens and live animals, Hornaday's trip to Montana in 1886, taxidermy, and the operations of Hornaday's departments. Correspondents include museum officials …

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in Record Unit 210 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Crustacea
Dates:
circa 1908-1979
Size:
41.50 cu. ft. (83 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 307
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of incoming and outgoing correspondence of the curatorial staff of the Division of Crustacea, 1965-1979, and its predecessor, the Division of Marine Invertebrates, 1908-1965. Most of the correspondence dates from 1937, with a small amount created before that date. A few photographs and manuscripts are included in the records …

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in Record Unit 307 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., Papers
Creators:
Hobbs, Horton H. (Horton Holcombe), 1914-1994
Dates:
1935-1993, with related material from 1900-1906
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7469
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitzed with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Meredith Leam Jones Oral History Interview
Creators:
Jones, Meredith L., interviewee
Dates:
1990
Size:
6 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9573
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 9573 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
A. Gilbert Wright Papers
Dates:
circa 1936-1981 and undated
Size:
1.4 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7331
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of A. Gilbert Wright provide partial documentation of most aspects of his professional career. Included are materials concerning Wright's tenure as a Rockefeller Foundation Intern at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1937-1938; his work at the Florida State Museum, the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, and the Smithsonian Institution; and …

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in Record Unit 7331 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Correspondence
Dates:
1909-1963
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records comprise the official correspondence of the Department of Entomology. Because a close relationship existed between the Department of Entomology of the National Museum and the Bureau of Entomology of the Agriculture Department, there is considerable correspondence of Agriculture Department staff, notably August Busck and Carl Heinrich. Some papers …

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Roman Kenk Papers
Creators:
Kenk, Roman, 1898-
Dates:
circa 1921-1987
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7383
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Roman Kenk document his research on flatworms during all phases of his career. They include three series of correspondence covering the identification, acquisition, and exchange of specimens; the preparation and review of publications; and collecting work in Europe, Puerto Rico, and all regions of the United States …

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in Record Unit 7383 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Records
Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
circa 1889-1957
Size:
9.25 cu. ft. (18 document boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, 1889-1957, and to a greater extent, document the professional and administrative activities of Charles W. Gilmore when he was a staff member with the Division (1905-1945). Materials include daybooks and journals kept by Gilmore, containing the daily work activities of himself …

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in Record Unit 156 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1879, 1961-2001, 2014
Size:
3.03 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-333
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials created by emeritus research zoologist, Clyde F. E. Roper. Roper began his career at the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, in 1966 and quickly became the world's foremost authority on Architeuthis - the giant squid. Some of these records predate his …

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