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Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1993-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession includes the records of Robert S. Hoffmann, Chairman of the Advisory Planning Board for the Biodiversity Program at the National Museum of Natural History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; meeting agendas; agreements; and planning information.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2010; Transferring office; 9/21/2007 memorandum, Wright to Sitnik; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-198, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 09-198
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-198

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1977-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biological Diversity Program, including the Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America (BIOLAT) and Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments (BDFF) projects. Materials include research and grant proposals, correspondence, progress reports, contracts, information on budgets, resumes and correspondence from researchers in the field and participants in various workshops (e.g., the Smithsonian Institution Latin American/Caribbean Workshops). Records are in English and Spanish.
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-082, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 93-082
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa93-082

Professional Activity Files

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Date:
1989-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the professional activities and official travel of the Director of the Smithsonian Institution's Biodiversity Program, Don E. Wilson, 1990-2000. Records created prior to 1990 were created and transferred by Wilson upon his assumption of the Directorship. Materials include meeting and conference materials, reports, brochures, correspondence, agendas, minutes, and newsletters.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2014; Transferring office; 3/22/1996 memorandum, Shimaka to Borden; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-048, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Professional Activity Files
Identifier:
Accession 00-048
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Professional Activity Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa00-048

Correspondence

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Date:
1971-1999
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the curatorial, research, and administrative activities of Don E. Wilson, Director, Biodiversity Program (1990-2000). Records created prior to 1990 were accumulated by and transferred with Wilson when he assumed the Directorship in 1990. Most of the early records document his activities while working as a mammalogist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bird and Mammal Laboratories located in the National Museum of Natural History. He specialized in the study of bats.

Materials include incoming correspondence (majority of the collection) and a small portion of outgoing chronological files.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; 3/22/1996 memorandum, Shimaka to Borden; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Bats  Search this
Mammalogy  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-062, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 01-062
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-062

Professional Activity Files

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Newsletters
Date:
1989-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities and official travel of the Director of the Smithsonian Institution's Biodiversity Program, Don E. Wilson, 1990-2000. The bulk of the material relates to Wilson's participation in meetings regarding bat research. Records created prior to 1990 were created and transferred by Wilson upon his assumption of the Directorship. Materials include meeting and conference materials, reports, brochures, correspondence, agendas, minutes, and newsletters.

Professional organizations mentioned in these records include: the International Theriological Congress, the American Society of Mammalogists, the Colorado Bat Society, the Society for Conservation Biology, the Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, the American Association for Zoological Nomenclature, the Biological Society of Washington, the North American Symposium on Bat Research, the Association for Tropical Biology, the Association of Systematics Collections, the American Institute of Biological Sciences, the Species Survival Commission, the Bat Conservation Trust, and the Washington Biologists' Field Club.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; 3/22/1996 memorandum, Shimaka to Borden; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Bats  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-063, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Professional Activity Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-063
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Professional Activity Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-063

Professional Activity Files

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Date:
1976-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities and official travel of the Director of the Smithsonian Institution's Biodiversity Program, Don E. Wilson, 1990-2000. The bulk of the material relates to Wilson's participation in meetings regarding bat research. Records created prior to 1990 were created and transferred by Wilson upon his assumption of the Directorship. Materials include meeting and conference materials, reports, brochures, correspondence, agendas, minutes, and newsletters.

Professional organizations mentioned in these records include: the American Society of Mammalogists; the Organization for Tropical Studies; the Association for Tropical Biology; the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources; and the Association of Systematic Collections.
Topic:
Bats  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Zoology -- Nomenclature  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-065, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Professional Activity Files
Identifier:
Accession 01-065
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Professional Activity Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-065

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1986-1991
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the administrative activities of Don E. Wilson, Director (1990-2000). The bulk of this accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biological Diversity Program's BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) project. Included are proposals for research projects, reviews of proposals, awards of funding for proposals, budget information, information on conferences, and administrative memoranda and correspondence. Records are in Spanish and English.

Of particular interest is a brief history of the BIOLAT project, prepared by Terry L. Erwin; two major training programs in Bolivia and Peru; and the Rainforest Workshop (1991). Materials include brochures, budget records, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, memoranda, proposals, and reports.
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Botany  Search this
Tropical biology  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-068, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 01-068
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-068

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Floppy disks
Date:
1980-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biodiversity Program. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, conference materials, clippings, and planning materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 9/21/2007 memorandum, Wright to Sitnik; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Floppy disks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-209, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-209
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-209

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Maps
Date:
circa 1980-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biological Diversity Program's BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) project. BIOLAT is a joint program between the Smithsonian and Man and the Biosphere (a program of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), and is concerned with training, research, and public education on biodiversity in the Amazonian rain forest. Materials include budget proposals, resumes of applicants, evaluations from field expedition participants, annual reports, lists of workshop participants, and correspondence (much of it generated by Terry L. Erwin, Director of the BIOLAT program).
Topic:
Rain forests  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-125, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 92-125
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa92-125

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1985-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Biological Diversity Program's BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) project. Materials include proposals for research projects, reviews of proposals, awards of funding for proposals, budget information, information on conferences, and administrative memoranda and correspondence. Records are in Spanish and English.
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-024, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 93-024
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa93-024

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Maps
Color photographs
Date:
1984-1992
Descriptive Entry:
These records were maintained by Marsha E. Sitnik, Program Administrator for the Biodiversity Program. The Program supports research on biodiversity through a number of programs. These records are the administrative records for some of the programs supported by Biodiversity, including the Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems program (CCRE), the Biological Diversity in Latin America Project (BIOLAT), and the Charles Darwin Foundation for research in the Galapagos Islands. Materials include travel invoices, conference and workshop programs, grant and research proposals, fellowship applications, and other administrative records concerning these projects, including mission statements. The results of research carried out by these projects are not included here.
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Maps
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-075, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-075
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-075

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1986-1992
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the activities of the Biodiversity Program, directed by Don E. Wilson. Materials include correspondence; documents concerning workshops conducted in different countries; biodiversity database information; memoranda regarding research, exhibitions and outreach functions; lists of specimens; reports on various environmental programs in different regions of the world; biodiversity career development programs; personnel records; tax forms; minutes; budget reports; brochures and pamphlets; computer printouts; photographs; maps; and curricula vitae.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2008; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biodiversity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-020, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 95-020
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa95-020

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color photographs
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Date:
1983-1996
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the Biodiversity Program at the National Museum of Natural History. This accession includes correspondence, memoranda, and minutes pertaining to funded/sponsored symposia, conferences, workshops, grants, fellowships, and proposals. It also includes brochures, news clippings, and a record set of the publication Biodiversity Bullets. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Biodiversity bullets (Serial)  Search this
Biodiversity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color photographs
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-068, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 99-068
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa99-068

Program Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Extent:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1980-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Smithsonian Institution's Biodiversity Program (BDP) as maintained by Marsha E. Sitnik, Scientific Program Administrator. Some of the projects and programs represented in the files include the BIOLAT (Biological Diversity in Tropical Latin America) program; the BDFF (Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments) project; the Neotropical Lowland Research Program; and the ICB (Institute for Conservation Biology). The files also document collaborative projects with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). Materials include conference and workshop programs; grant and research proposals; mission statements; memoranda regarding research, exhibitions, and outreach functions; lists of specimens; reports on environmental programs; personnel records; meeting minutes; budget reports; brochures and pamphlets; photographs; maps; curricula vitae; and other administrative material. Records predating 1990 were compiled and maintained by the Program for administrative and reference use. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; 3/22/1996 memorandum, Shimaka to Borden; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biodiversity bullets (Serial)  Search this
Budget process  Search this
Budget.  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Research institutes  Search this
Scientific expeditions -- Central America.  Search this
Scientific expeditions -- South America.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-047, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 00-047
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa00-047

Box 1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-065, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Professional Activity Files
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Professional Activity Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-065-refd1e133

Box 2

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-065, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Professional Activity Files
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Professional Activity Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-065-refd1e331

Box 1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-068, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-068-refd1e121

Box 2

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-068, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-068-refd1e210

Box 5

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-125, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa92-125-refd1e1172

Box 1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-125, National Museum of Natural History, Biodiversity Program, Program Records
See more items in:
Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa92-125-refd1e123

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