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Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
1987-1993
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) was created in 1985. It is a multi-disciplinary organization, including persons within the fields of anthropology, zoology, botany, geology, paleontology, and others interested in the development and preservation of natural history collections. These records consist...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 12-563
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Museum of Natural History, Field Book Project website and blog as they existed on June 14, 2012. The Field Book Project is a joint initiative between the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Institution Archives to create a single online location for scholars and others to visit wh...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1963-1967
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 148
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

A great majority of the records concern donation of other receipt of specimens in the National Museum; distribution or loan of specimens from the Museum; requests for determination of specimens by other entomologists and the general public (a considerable proportion of the determinations were made for state departments of entomology); and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1969-1982
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 364
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records chiefly document the role of NMNH in the organization and programs of the Association of Systematics Collections (ASC) during the tenures of the Directors Richard Sumner Cowan, 1969-1973; Porter M. Kier, 1973-1979; and Richard S. Fiske, 1980-1982. The ASC was established on July 7, 1972 to foster the care, management, preservatio...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Environmental Awareness Program
Dates:
1989-1995
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Ocean Planet exhibition opened in April 1995 at the National Museum of Natural History, and is scheduled to travel in twelve cities through 1999. These records consist primarily of script drafts and reviews by Smithsonian employees, government officials, and national experts on environmental issues. The Rockefeller files contain broch...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1972-1980
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-090
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files, mostly on fiscal matters, concerning the research projects of Terry L. Erwin, Curator, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Michael J. Sweeney (1945- ), zoologist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These notes document research around Aldabra Island. Materials also include field data sheets and a map.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1971-1978
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-290
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of various National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology zoologists while collecting marine invertebrates in Panama. Materials include field data sheets, notes, and maps.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
circa 1984-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of departmental correspondence, curatorial files, research proposals, research reports, curator evaluations, information concerning staff recruitment and visiting scientists and fellows, departmental annual reports, and Department Chair correspondence, primarily under the chairmanships of Laurence E. Skog and Warren Lam...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1982-1983, 1987
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Janice Clark (1948- ), carcinologist and collections manager at the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center and the National Museum of Natural History, 1973-2003. These notes document specimens in Florida and the Aldabra Islands.

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