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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
Dates:
circa 1825-1972
Size:
1.15 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 3x5 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7217
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains field catalogs and notebooks, manuscript notes, lists, and drawings primarily concerning mammal specimens. Also included are lists, autographs, and related materials regarding mammalogists and naturalists who collected mammal specimens for the United States National Museum. The field catalogs and notebooks are the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1826-1849, 1928, 1984, and undated
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-306
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of several curatorial items from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, including a catalog compiled by Frederick M. Bayer of drawings of invertebrates from the United States Exploring Expedition; a series of original sketches of jellyfish that were in Bayer's possession, some of which are identified as being from the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1932-1933, 1937-1939, 1942-1943
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of field notes of Captain Robert (Bob) A. Bartlett (1875-1946), an Arctic explorer who collected specimens for various museums, including the Smithsonian Institution. These field notes document expeditions to Greenland, Canada, and the Arctic.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1966-2000
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Flora of North America Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. Materials include reports, correspondence, meeting materials, grant proposals, papers and publications, publicity materials, budget records, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals
Dates:
circa 1974-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. and oversize (3 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Don E. Wilson, Curator. Materials include general correspondence, research correspondence, photographs, and records relating to Mammal Species of the World, 3rd Edition. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1956-2000
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, administrative records regarding collections and the A. Remington Kellogg Library, research notes and proposals, exhibition files, photographs of specimens, and professional activity files. ...

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