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Creators:
Aldrich, John W. (John Warren), 1906-1995 interviewee.
Dates:
1975, 1977
Size:
4 audiotapes (reference copies). 7 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9511
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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Creators:
Suckley, George, 1830-1869
Dates:
1849-1861
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7191
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of George Suckley mostly concern his work on the Pacific Railroad Survey of the 47th and 49th parallels, 1853, and on the collections of the Northwest Boundary Survey of 1857. They include incoming and outgoing correspondence, mostly copies; journals, field books, notes, and related materials concerning the progress of the Railroad ...

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Creators:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001 interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
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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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
undated
Size:
400 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (including contact prints))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection largely consists of photographs of specimens and artifacts, some of which were once in the collections of the Department of Anthropology, as well as images of anthropological exhibits in the National Museum of Natural History, circa 1950s and 1960s. Specimens and artifacts that are depicted include the Waverly Tablet from Waverly, Oh...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Dates:
1982-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Lu Ann Jones, researcher for the Southern Agriculture Oral History Project, documenting her research activities in regard to oral histories about farming and rural life in the United States. Jones used this information to co-write a review essay on oral history and agriculture for the "Journal of ...

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National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1964
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes documenting specimens collected in the Indian Ocean. The notes focus on corals, some of which were sent to the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center. This may have been part of the International Indian Ocean Expedition.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1970s-1980s
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of approximately 3000 Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) images of bird feathers created by Roxie C. Laybourne, a pioneering forensic scientist at the Smithsonian Institution. Her expertise in identifying bird feathers helped government agencies and jet engine manufacturers take measures to keep birds away from aircraft...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Coleoptera
Dates:
1963-1979
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 411
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of incoming and outgoing professional correspondence of the Division of Coleoptera concerning the acquisition, identification, loan, and distribution of specimens from 1963 to 1971. Also included are records documenting visitors to the Division from 1965 to 1979.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
2000-2007
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-108
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Don E. Wilson, Curator, and his work with the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS). Materials include correspondence, notes, financial statements, and meeting minutes and agendas.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
circa 1965-2001
Size:
18.69 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research of Robert S. Hoffmann. Materials include correspondence, notes, color transparencies, photographs, manuscripts, teaching curricula and exhibition records.

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