Query: United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Survey Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey
Dates:
1966-1971
Size:
13 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 435
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of raw and synthesized bird-banding data compiled by the Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey. The usual data given includes species, sex, weight, and fat content. Also included is correspondence of Watson, mostly concerning banding work; reports; and administrative records. Many of the materials in this collection have …

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Fenner Albert Chace Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Chace, Fenner Albert, interviewee
Dates:
1977
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9514
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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Carl John Drake Papers
Dates:
1930-1945
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Richard E. Blackwelder Oral History Interview
Creators:
Blackwelder, Richard E., interviewee
Dates:
1978
Size:
2 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9517
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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Paul L. Illg Oral History Interview
Creators:
Illg, Paul L. interviewee
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 audiotape (Reference copy).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9609
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and …

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Website Records
Dates:
2013-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and blog maintained by the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. The departmental website, crawled August 7, 2015, includes information about staff, collection policies, research, and departmental history. The Antarctic Invertebrates section of the departmental website was crawled separately on June 10, 2015. This section documents the specimens of the …

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Curtis W. Sabrosky Papers
Creators:
Sabrosky, Curtis W. (Curtis Williams), 1910-
Dates:
1950s-1980s
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence, drafts, notes, and related materials documenting Curtis W. Sabrosky's work as a delegate and President of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Much of the material concerns the development of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 1st edition (1961), and 3rd edition (1985).

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J. F. Gates Clarke Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990, interviewee
Dates:
1986
Size:
16 audiotapes (Reference copies). 25 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9555
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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Correspondence and Memoranda
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Dates:
1860-1908
Size:
76.58 cu. ft. (151 document boxes) (3 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Most of the correspondence is directed to Goode, with lesser amounts to True, Walcott, and Rathbun. Also, a small amount of correspondence is addressed to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, (Baird, 1878-1887; and Samuel P. Langley, 1887-1906) but is generally referred to the Assistant Secretary for response. Much of the material …

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Subject Files
Dates:
1948-1970
Size:
48 cu. ft. (48 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the administrative files of the Office of the Director, National Museum of Natural History. Most of the records date from the late-to-mid 1950s. Those records created prior to 1959 are the records of the Director of the United States National Museum, although they are records relating primarily to that …

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