Axel A. Olsson Papers
This accession consists of the field books of Axel A. Olsson, an American malacologist and paleontologist. Many of these field books document his work in Central and South America. Materials dating after his death relate to the transfer of several field books. Materials also include research notes and photographs.
Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
This accession consists of the records of Ian G. Macintyre, Curator Emeritus, who specializes in carbonate sedimentology with a multidisciplinary interest in post-glacial history of coral reefs, submarine lithification, skeletal mineralogy of reef organisms, bioerosion, and Holocene sea-level history in the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific. The records primarily document …
This accession consists of newspaper and magazine clippings related to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and its mission, research, and activities. In addition to clippings, materials include reprints as well as published reports and publications by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and its Center for Tropical Forest Science.
Latin American Tropical Rainforest Project
This accession consists of records that pertain to the planning, coordination and funding for Nuestros Bosques, Nuestros Herencia (Our Forests, Our Heritage) a traveling educational exhibit about tropical rainforests in the Americas. The exhibit was cooperatively produced by teams from other Latin American countries, and it was developed out of …
This accession consists of subject files documenting the activities of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Director. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, legal documents, budget files, research project and grant records, special event files, and related records. Records primarily document the tenure of Ira Rubinoff , Director, 1973-2008, with some materials dating to the …
Isaac Ginsburg Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Joseph H. Kirkbride Papers
This accession consists of field notes and diaries of Joseph H. Kirkbride, botanist. Kirkbride was an Associate Curator in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany, 1976-1979, but spent the majority of his career with the Agricultural Research Service in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Following his …
Basil Lee Rowe First Day Covers
This collection consists of first day air mail covers collected by pilot and philatelic enthusiast Basil Lee Rowe, predominantly during his career as an airline pilot for Pan American Airways (PAA) in the Caribbean area in the period 1927-1931. Collection includes covers carried by Charles A. Lindbergh in his Ryan NYP "Spirit of St. Louis" during his tour of the Caribbean in February 1928, and covers autographed by many of the early airline pilots who carried them, including Cy Caldwell, Edwin Musik, Caspar D. Swinson, Charles R. Parmelee, and Rowe himself.
Joseph Rosewater Papers
These papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, and related materials documenting Rosewater's curatorial career at the USNM; malacological research; collecting expeditions, especially a trip to Eniwetok Atoll, 1963, the Te Vega Expedition to Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia, 1963, and the Pele Expedition to Indonesia, 1970; and professional activities.
Floyd Henry Wells films
Collection consists of amateur travel film shot in the 1950s-1970s by Floyd Henry Wells. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary …