Query: United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
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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in Accession 88-098 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1896, 1916, 1944, 1960-2013
Size:
12.25 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-101
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of the correspondence of Clyde F. E. Roper, Research Zoologist Emeritus in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. These records span his entire career, including some materials that predate his work at the National Museum of Natural History. Roper specialized in cephalopods with a particular focus on …

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in Accession 14-101 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
William Louis Abbott collection
Creators:
Abbott, William Louis, 1860-1936
Hough, Walter, 1859-1935
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944
Kloss, Charles Boden
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Dates:
1888-1919
Size:
13 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.XXXX.0228
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The papers in the Abbott collection appear to have been brought together in the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology in order to process ethnological specimens from Malaya and Indonesia and to prepare an exhibit and publications. Included are some of Abbott's original letters, notes, maps, and a considerable number of photographs. Most of these materials concern the Enggano, Jakun, and Dyak. Many other documents in the collection consist of copies of or extracts from Abbott's letters, the originals of which are now in the Smithsonian Institution Archives. There are also letters and other materials of Otis Tufton Mason and Walter Hough accumulated as they worked on the collection, many simple lists of accessions compiled in the Department of Anthropology, and a few manuscripts. In addition, there are printed materials that were apparently used by the department's staff for reference purposes. Some of the photographs made in Borneo in 1914 are by Henry Cushier Raven, a field assistant of Abbott and, later, a collector financed by Abbott. Additional materials of Abbott and Raven are in the Smithsonian Institution Archives, and their material (often duplicate photographs) are included in several collections in the National Anthropological Archives.

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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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in Record Unit 9517 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1952-2006
Size:
13.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Kristian Fauchald, Curator, Chairman, and Research Zoologist, 1979- . The correspondence pertains to collections, proposals, research, students, and departmental administration. Some correspondence is from his time at the University of Southern California (1965-1979) before his arrival at the Smithsonian. Also included are general administrative …

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in Accession 10-051 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Herbert Friedmann Oral History Interview
Creators:
Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987, interviewee
Dates:
1975
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 5 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9506
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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in Record Unit 9506 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Records
Dates:
circa 1867-1971
Size:
31.24 cu. ft. (59 document boxes) (3 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 208
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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in Record Unit 208 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Departmental Records
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1958-2000
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Raymond B. Manning. The materials cover his research, trips, correspondence, and departmental matters. One folder consists of the correspondence of Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, negatives, slides, and illustrations.

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in Accession 10-039 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1937-2005
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-194
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of files created and maintained by Frederick M. Bayer, Zoologist Emeritus. Bayer came to the Smithsonian Institution in 1947 as a research zoologist specializing in taxonomy, zoogeography, and mineralogy of Octocorallia (soft corals). These materials consist of correspondence, subject files, field notes, photographs, negatives, and glass slides.

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in Accession 07-194 for United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Records
Dates:
1851-1982 and undated
Size:
58.76 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes) (9 document boxes) (26 tall document boxes) (9 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 73
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Archives would like to thank the staff of the Division of Mollusks for their cooperation in transferring the records to the Archives. We especially appreciate the help of Clyde Roper, Richard Houbrick, and Michael Sweeney.

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