This record unit consists of files created primarily by OES, 1970-1973, and OIEP, 1973-1975. Also included are some records of OIP, 1975-1976. Files predating the creation of OES in October 1969 are those of Irvin Eugene Wallen, in his capacity as Assistant Director for Oceanography, NMNH, and Head of the Office of Oceanography and …
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers
For the most part, these papers document Buechner's primary research interest, the ecology of terrestrial vertebrates, with emphasis on relationships to vegetation and social behavior. Included are Buechner's research on the pronghorn antelope, which contains field notes, journals, photographs, and reports to the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Unit, which sponsored Buechner's …
These records were created and maintained by Meredith L. Jones, Curator, 1965-1989. Materials include correspondence relating to specimens, manuscripts, presentations, Galapagos trip, and research; drawings, data, notes, and articles; black and white photographs and negatives; and color photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.
This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press. Materials include books and serial publications.
This record unit consists primarily of records documenting the scientific activities of OLP, 1970-1974, and its predecessors - the Assistant Director for Oceanography, NMNH, 1962-1966, and the Office of Oceanography and Limnology, 1966-1970. The records were mostly created by Wallen, Aron, and Higgins, with smaller amounts of material documenting the activities of other staff …
This accession consists of a reference set of publications from the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, plus older publications issued by Smithsonian Institution Press and Smithsonian Books. Materials include books and serial publications.
These records consist of a correspondence register; files on bureaus administered by the office, including reorganization proposals for SSIE, 1972-1973, photographs of the STRI facility at Barro Colorado Island, the Johnson-Sea-Link Accident, 1973, SAC's Multiple Mirror Telescope project, 1975-1976, and the Foreign Currency Program country files, 1972-1978, including the Nepal Tiger Study Project, 1972-1977; general …
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Canal Zone Biological Area Records
Because the Smithsonian's relations to STRI have been both longstanding and various, STRI files are scattered through the records of the Secretary's office. The earliest STRI files in this unit have been interfiled with newer records or pulled forward, where they dealt with ongoing problems at the facility, so that …
Austin B. Williams Papers
This accession consists of correspondence and a subject file documenting Williams' teaching career at the University of North Carolina, his research career with the National Marine Fisheries Service, and his research on decapod crustacea.