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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
Dates:
1963-1967
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-362
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program (POBSP) consisted of biological surveys of an area of the Pacific Ocean that was dotted with clusters of islands and atolls. The major goals of the program were to learn what plants and animals occurred on the islands, the seasonal variations in their numbers and reproductive activities, and the ...

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Creators:
Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
Dates:
1897-1938
Size:
13.47 cu. ft. (21 document boxes) (15 3x5 boxes) (2 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of glass plate negatives of animals and plants that have been tentatively identified as being by or being for Paul Bartsch, Joseph Nelson Rose, Mary Jane Rathbun, and others. A more complete item level list for boxes 1 through 10 is in the master finding aid file for this accession.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Division of Exhibit Interpretation
Dates:
1981-2000
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production, documenting the planning and development of exhibitions such as Amazonia, the grasslands exhibition, Olmsted Walk, the Think Tank, and the tiger and gibbon facilities as well as general i...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Division of Exhibits Interpretation
Dates:
1974-1996
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Richard H. Hider, Supervisory Horticulturist and later Supervisor, Graphics and Production, documenting horticulture activities and plantings throughout the various zoo facilities and exhibits. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, species lists, contractual information, ...

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Creators:
Sandhouse, Grace A.
Dates:
1924-1940
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7456
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence between Sandhouse and professional colleagues. Most of the correspondence concerns the identification of specimens and her research on insects of the order Hymenoptera.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1974-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the storage of U.S. Capitol sculptures at the Smithsonian. The statues were removed from the east front of the Capitol in 1958 and stored at the Capitol Power Plant until 1974, when the Smithsonian provided temporary storage for the deteriorating works. Statues included "Discovery of America," depicting Christopher ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1958-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document departmental involvement in and administration of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT), U.S. chapter. The IAPT was founded in 1950 to carry out projects of interest and concern to systematic botanists which require or profit from international cooperation. IAPT is responsible for the establishment ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
circa 1920-2003
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-309
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by David B. Lellinger, Curator of Ferns in the Department of Botany. Materials include correspondence; notes; specimen lists; species indexes and information; reprints; course work; manuscripts; sketches; and photographs and negatives. Some materials date from before Lellinger's work ...

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Creators:
Morton, C. V. (Conrad Vernon), 1905-1972
Dates:
1913-1973 and undated
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7303
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Morton's professional career and include correspondence regarding curatorial duties at the USNM, research on ferns, and editorial work for the American Fern Journal; records concerning field trips to Cuba, the West Indies, Honduras, and Europe; photographs of and biographical information on Morton; and manuscripts an...

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Creators:
Griffiths, David, 1867-1935
Dates:
1904-1930
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 document box) (0.19 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

David Griffiths (1867-1935), a botanist, received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1900. He joined the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in 1901 as an Assistant Agrostologist, and was promoted to Agriculturist in 1907 and Horticulturist in 1918. He remained with the USDA for his entire career. Griff...

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