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Field Photographs - Unidentified

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-060, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
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The Fossil Record

Topic:
Fossil record: the Department of Paleobiology newsletter
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Newsletters
Date:
1990-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a reference set of the Department of Paleobiology newsletter "The Fossil Record" (Volumes 1-10). Volume 3, Number 2 was used for two issues, and there is an unnumbered special issue for the North American Paleontological Convention (June 9-12, 1996).
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-061, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, The Fossil Record
Identifier:
Accession 01-061
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Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1955-2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda and project files documenting the work of Richard H. Benson (1929-2003). Benson was an expert on animal forms and served as chair of the Paleobiology Department from 1997-2001.
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-204, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 09-204
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Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1930-2006
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the career of Sergius H. Mamay. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes and loan records.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-284, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 09-284
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Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1941-2002
Descriptive Entry:
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.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-173, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 10-173
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The Fossil Record

Topic:
Fossil record: the Department of Paleobiology newsletter
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Newsletters
Date:
2001-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a reference set of the Department of Paleobiology newsletter The Fossil Record (Volumes 11-20).
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-277, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, The Fossil Record
Identifier:
Accession 11-277
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1950-2000
Descriptive Entry:
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; Richard E. Grant, 1972-1977; Martin A. Buzas, 1977-1982; Ian G. MacIntyre, 1982-1987; Jack W. Pierce, 1987-1993; William A. DiMichele, 1993-1998; and Richard H. Benson, 1998- . Materials predating 1963 were created by the Department of Geology.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Geology  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Paleontologistss  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-055, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 01-055
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1950-2001
Descriptive Entry:
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 administration of the Paleobotany Division within the Department of Paleobiology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research reports and proposals, clippings, field notes, photographs, and exhibition records.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleobotany  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Field notes
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-201, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 01-201
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Electronic records
Date:
1923-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession documents the work of Museum Specialist Robert W. Purdy. Materials include correspondence and records documenting collections management, exhibitions, websites, specimen loans, media productions and related activities of the Department of Paleobiology. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Sharks  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Black-and-white photographs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-140, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 08-140
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Research Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Maps
Scientific illustrations
Date:
1856-1891, 1913, 1963, 1975, 1993-1994, 1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of sedimentology records of the Department of Paleobiology. Most of these materials are hydrographic sheets of sea bottom specimens created by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. Materials also include correspondence, scientific illustrations, and maps.
Topic:
Sedimentology  Search this
Research  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Maps
Scientific illustrations
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-122, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-122
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Research Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Field notes
Maps
Date:
1915-1965
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting research in the Department of Paleobiology. Some materials were created by the United States Geological Survey. Materials include field notes, research notes, and maps.
Topic:
Research  Search this
Geology  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Field notes
Maps
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-139, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-139
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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The Fossil Record

Topic:
Fossil record: the Department of Paleobiology newsletter
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Newsletters
Date:
2011-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a reference set of "The Fossil Record" (Volumes 21-25), a quarterly newsletter published by the Department of Paleobiology. The newsletters document staff research and fieldwork; conferences, special events, and meetings; collections management; exhibitions; department publications; and fundraising activities. Materials include newsletters.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Research  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-154, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, The Fossil Record
Identifier:
Accession 16-154
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Research Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Field notes
Scientific illustrations
Plates (illustrations)
Date:
1894-1895, 1912, and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of research records created by paleontologists associated with the United States National Museum and later maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology. Materials include correspondence, notes, field notes, scientific illustrations, and plates.
Topic:
Paleontology  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Research  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Field notes
Scientific illustrations
Plates (illustrations)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-325, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Research Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-325
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
0.38 cu. ft. (4 oversize folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1959-1971
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of blueprints, plans, and photographs of Hall 5, "Age of Mammals," and the Dinosaur Hall in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Most of the blueprints concern the "Modernization of Exhibits" projects at NMNH.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Dinosaurs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-164, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 84-164
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa84-164

Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1961-1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of chronological correspondence to and from Kenneth McCarn Towe, Geologist and Curator in the Department of Paleobiology. Materials also include some correspondence and records pertaining to National Museum of Natural History exhibits and specific topics of Towe research.
Topic:
Paleontology  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Geology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-095, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 98-095
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Personnel Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1940-1980
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of personnel files of curators and museum specialists of the Department of Paleobiology, circa 1940-1980. These files include correspondence, biographical sketches, and curricula vitae of the curators and museum specialists. Also included in these records are photographs.

Curators and museum specialists included in these files are Ray S. Bassler, Arthur G. Cooper, David H. Dunkle, Douglas Emlong, Lorenzo Ford, Charles Lewis Gazin, M. Grant Gross, Leo J. Hickey, Lawrence B. Isham, Erle G. Kauffman, Jesse Merida, and Franklin L. Pearce.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 543, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Personnel Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 543
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Personnel Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0543

Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1.02 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box) (3 oversize folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Drawings
Place:
Atlantic Ocean
Hatteras, Cape (N.C.)
Fort Lauderdale (Fla.)
Date:
1966-1968
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Ian G. Macintyre, Curator Emeritus, who specializes in carbonate sedimentology with a multidisciplinary interest in post-glacial history of coral reefs, submarine lithification, skeletal mineralogy of reef organisms, bioerosion, and Holocene sea-level history in the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific. The records document Macintyre's participation in rock-dredging and bottom-sampling work near the shelf break of the Atlantic continental margin off the southeastern United States, between Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The work was performed aboard the research vessel Eastward of the Duke University Marine Laboratory, where Macintyre was a research scientist before coming to the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include dredge data printouts and drawings.
Oversize:
This collection contains oversize material.
Topic:
Oceanography -- Research  Search this
Continental shelf -- United States  Search this
Dredging  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-241, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 18-241
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Field notes
Illustrations
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Lantern slides
Date:
1949-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of William A. Oliver in his positions at the United States Geological Survey (1957-1993) and the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1967-2005), as well as some materials dating back to his studies at Cornell University. His research interests included the study of Silurian and Devonian rugose corals. These records contain correspondence, manuscripts, reference materials (dating back to 1897), field notes and data, article and book reviews, lecture notes, and his work with professional societies. Materials include manuscripts, photographs, negatives, slides, lantern slides, illustrations, and maps.
Topic:
Paleobiology  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Corals  Search this
Geology, Stratigraphic $y Devonian  Search this
Geology, Stratigraphic $y Silurian  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Field notes
Illustrations
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Lantern slides
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-060, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 11-060
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Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Serials (publications)
Electronic images
Electronic records
Digital versatile discs
Scientific illustrations
Drawings
Posters
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1976-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of correspondence of paleontologist M. K. (Michael K.) Brett-Surman, Museum Specialist at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology, until 2017. Brett-Surman specialized in dinosaurs, fossil reptiles, and amphibians. Materials also include scientific illustrations, drawings, posters, postcards, serials, and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Paleontologists  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Dinosaurs  Search this
Reptiles  Search this
Amphibians  Search this
Fossils  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Serials (publications)
Electronic images
Electronic records
Digital versatile discs
Scientific illustrations
Drawings
Posters
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-219, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Identifier:
Accession 17-219
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Floor plans
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1976-2007
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Ian G. Macintyre, Curator, which primarily document his planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions "Fossils as Natural Resources," "The Conquest of Land," "Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land," "Living Fossils," and "Time Column," as part of the reorganization of the Hall of Paleontology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Also consists of some later records that pertain to exhibition planning for the Sant Ocean Hall at NMNH. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; agreements; scripts; news releases; hall tour information; photographs and slides; floor plans and drawings; newspaper clippings; committee information; and supporting documentation.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 7/11/2017 memorandum, Johnstone to Hollis; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Paleobiology  Search this
Committees  Search this
Fossils  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Floor plans
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-304, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-304
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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