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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
circa 1955-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of Karl V. Krombein (1912-2005), Chairman of the Department, 1965-1971; and Senior Entomologist, 1971-2000. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photographs, slides, negatives, manuscripts, and related information.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
1860-1973 and undated
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (17 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7320
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains a variety of materials documenting the lives and careers of scientists from a wide range of fields, including mammalogy, ornithology, ichthyology, herpetology, botany, entomology, paleontology and geology. Also included are files on conservationists, taxidermists, historical figures, explorers, frontiersmen, and hunter...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mineralogy
Dates:
1960-1989
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 421
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the operation of the Division of Mineralogy primarily from 1971 to 1989. The correspondence concerns the acquisition of collections, identification of specimens, research and professional activities of the staff, requests for information, and divisional...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Dates:
1950-2000
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of incoming and outgoing memoranda among the Department of Paleobiology and Smithsonian bureaus, offices and staff; and correspondence among departmental staff and non-Smithsonian researchers and colleagues. Chairmen of the Department during this period included G. Arthur Cooper, 1963-1967; Porter M. Kier, 1967-1972; ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Meteorites
Dates:
circa 1970-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 548
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda documenting the operations of the Division of Meteorites, 1970-1988. The records concern the identification and acquisition of specimens, divisional administration, and professional activities of its staff members. Staff members represented by correspondence includ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1960-1973
Size:
4 cu. ft. (8 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 270
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of the official correspondence of the Division with the public and with ornithologists from museums and universities throughout the world. Topics include exchange of specimens, research projects, and scientific publications.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1966-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Flora North America (FNA) Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
1839, 1849-1851, 1855-1987
Size:
4.94 cu. ft. (8 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7215
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains manuscript notes, lists, and catalogs concerning bird specimens. The catalogs are the primary documentation for many of the specimens of the Division of Birds. Although they vary in content, as a general rule they contain specimen-related data including catalogs of specimens collected, dates, localities, tag numbers, ...

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Creators:
Kavanagh, Thomas W., 1949-
Dates:
June 16, 1990
Size:
83 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7502
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The text is in the form of brief notes and footnotes. Most of the manuscript is made up of photographs of the figures, some groups showing the changes made in exhibiting them. The coverage is to 1955.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Dates:
1950-2001
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-201
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting curatorial activities within the Department of Paleobiology, including correspondence and memoranda concerning research, field trips, and specimens; administrative records; manuscript reviews; and exhibitions. These records primarily document Francis M. Hueber's paleobotanical research and the ad...

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