SIA RU000156, United States National Museum Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, Records, circa 1889-1957
- United States National Museum Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
- Records, circa 1889-1957
- 1889, 1889-1957, circa 1889-1957
- Work in vertebrate paleontology at the Smithsonian Institution predates the formal establishment of a Department of Vertebrate Paleontology in 1887. Joseph Leidy and Edward Drinker Cope, among others, studied the fossil collections which had been gathered by the various government exploring expeditions and sent to the Smithsonian. With the reorganization of the United States National Museum, 1880, the Department of Comparative Anatomy was given charge of the collections until the creation of the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology in 1887, with Othniel Charles Marsh as Honorary Curator. Since its creation, the Department has undergone a number of organizational and title changes
- In 1894, the Department became a Section of the Department of Paleontology. The reorganization of 1897 created a Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology in the Department of Geology, and Vertebrate Paleontology was made a Section of that Division. It became a separate Division in 1908 but in 1911 was again made a Section, this time in the Division of Paleontology. In 1924 this Division was renamed the Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology, and Vertebrate Paleontology again became a Division
- Since Marsh's death in 1889, curators of the Division have included Frederic Augustus Lucas, intermittently from 1889 to 1904; Charles W. Gilmore, Assistant and Associate Curator, 1911-1923, and Curator, 1923-1945; and James W. Gidley, Assistant Curator, 1911-1931. Charles Lewis Gazin, Assistant and Associate Curator, 1932-1946, was appointed Curator following Gilmore's death. David Hosbrook Dunkle and Peter P. Vaughn were named Associate Curators in 1946 and 1957, respectively
- These records document the history of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, 1889-1957, and to a greater extent, the professional and administrative activities of Charles W. Gilmore when he was a staff member of the Division, 1905-1945
- Paleontology, Vertebrate
- Gidley, James William 1866-1931, Dunkle, David Hosbrook, Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis) 1904-, Gilmore, Charles W (Charles Whitney) 1874-1945, Lucas, Frederic A (Frederic Augustus) 1852-1929, Vaughn, Peter Paul 1928-, Leidy, Joseph 1823-1891, Cope, E. D (Edward Drinker) 1840-1897, Marsh, Othniel Charles 1831-1899, United States National Museum, United States National Museum Division of Comparative Anatomy, United States National Museum Dept. of Paleontology, United States National Museum Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology, United States National Museum Dept. of Geology
- Journals (accounts), Collection descriptions
- Local Number:
- SIA RU000156
- Physical Description:
- 2.7 linear meters
Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Table of Contents
- Collection Overview
- Historical Note
- Descriptive Entry
- Index Terms
- Administrative Information
- Container List
- Series 1 - Daybooks and Journals Kept by Charles W. Gilmore, 1905-1931.
- Series 2 - Miscellaneous Journal, c. 1910-1923.
- Series 3 - General Correspondence, Incoming and Outgoing, 1898-1901, 1905-1945. Arranged alphabetically.
- Series 4 - Vertebrate Fossils Identifications, 1889-1904.
- Series 5 - Examination and Reports, and Outgoing Correspondence, 1911-1920, 1930-1940, 1946-May 1957, and undated.
- Series 6 - Article Drafts, Notes, Speeches, and Radio Talks. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Record Unit 156
United States National Museum, Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Records, circa 1889-1957
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The Division of Vertebrate Paleontology maintains fossil collections, the earliest of which were gathered during the United States Exploring Expedition in the 1830's and forwarded to the National Institute. From 1846 to 1858, these collections were transferred to the Smithsonian. Unfortunately, most of the specimens have subsequently been discarded presumably because they lacked data pertaining to origin and locality.
Joseph Leidy of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia was commissioned in 1850 by the Smithsonian as a collaborator to study the fossil collections housed in the Institution and those to be collected in the field. Leidy's studies continued into the late 1860's and were published in part in the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. Leidy's study of fossils included those gathered during the General Land Office surveys (1849-1858), Pacific Railroad Survey (1854-1855), and by the United States Geological Survey under the direction of F.V. Hayden (1856-1872).
In 1867, Edward Drinker Cope began his collaboration with the Smithsonian, and his studies on fossils collected at the Smithsonian were published both in the Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge and the Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.
From the organizational beginning of the United States National Museum until 1887, the custody of vertebrate fossils was placed under the Department of Comparative Anatomy. Osteologists from the Department carried out the preparation and exhibition of the collection.
Vertebrate fossils emerged as an administrative organization in 1881, when Othniel Charles Marsh, in charge of vertebrate paleontology at the United States Geological Survey, was appointed honorary curator of the Department of Vertebrate Fossils. The Department came under the supervision of the Division of Zoology. Since then, the Department of Vertebrate Fossils has undergone numerous transformations both in name and administration.
The Department became a section under the Department of Paleontology in 1894 and when the USNM was reorganized in 1897, Vertebrate Fossils remained a section under the newly created Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology.
When Marsh died in 1898, Frederic Augustus Lucas, an osteologist, was made acting assistant curator of the Section. Lucas had been an assistant curator of the Section intermittently since 1891, and had been made curator of Comparative Anatomy in 1894. Lucas became acting curator of Fossils in 1903 only to resign from the USNM in 1904. Fossils disappeared as an administrative unit from 1905 to 1908. However, it remained a viable and functioning unit without a name as Charles W. Gilmore (1904) and James W. Gidley (1905) were appointed preparators to the section. George P. Merrill, head curator of the Department of Geology, administered the collection.
When the Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology was reorganized in 1908, with each of its sections becoming a division, Fossils reemerged as the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. Gidley became custodian of the mammalian collection and Gilmore custodian of the reptilian collection.
In June 1911, Vertebrate Paleontology became a section under the Division of Paleontology; during the following month, Gidley and Gilmore became assistant curators of fossil mammals and fossil reptiles, respectively. Gilmore became associate curator of the Section in 1917-1918, and in May 1923 became curator of Vertebrate Paleontology.
Vertebrate Paleontology again became a Division in June of 1924, when the Division of Paleontology was renamed the Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology.
James W. Gidley died on September 26, 1931. The vacancy was filled when Charles L. Gazin was appointed assistant curator to the Division on March 1, 1932. Gazin became associate curator on March 1, 1942, and subsequently became curator of the Division on January 1, 1946, upon the death of Gilmore, September 27, 1945.
Other staff members appointed to the Division include David H. Dunkle, who was appointed associate curator in 1946-1947. Dunkle retired in March of 1968. Peter P. Vaughn, appointed associate curator in July, 1957, resigned in January of 1959. Nicholas Hotton III was appointed associate curator in June of 1959 and became curator of the Division in 1968-1969. Clayton E. Ray was appointed associate curator in 1963, and when Gazin became senior paleontologist in 1968 in order to devote full time to scientific studies, Ray became curator and supervisor of the Division.
On October 15, 1963, the Department of Geology was disbanded with its administrative function divided into two departments, Mineral Science and Paleobiology. The Division of Vertebrate Paleontology came under the supervision of the latter.
Most of the papers within these records pertain to the professional and administrative activities of Charles W. Gilmore while he was a staff member of the Division (1905-1945). Gilmore, who was selected in 1932 by J. McKeen Cattell, editor of Science, as one of the twenty-five leading geologists in the United States, was born in Pavilion, New York, in 1874. He began his interest in fossils and museum work at an early age, after visiting Ward's Natural Science Establishment. Gilmore attended the University of Wyoming where he studied and collected fossil specimens, and from 1901-1904, he was a collector in the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh. From 1904 until his death in 1945, Gilmore was a staff member of the United States National Museum. He participated in sixteen expeditions and because of his work, the results of the most important excavations and studies at the Dinosaur National Monument have been analyzed and recorded. Among the numerous scientific societies to which he belonged, Gilmore was president and member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, the Paleontology Society of Washington and the Geological Society of America.
These records document the history of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, 1889-1957, and to a greater extent, document the professional and administrative activities of Charles W. Gilmore when he was a staff member with the Division (1905-1945). Materials include daybooks and journals kept by Gilmore, containing the daily work activities of himself and other staff members in the Division, 1905-1931; incoming and outgoing correspondence most of which, from 1905-1945, was written or received by Gilmore; examination and reports of specimens and outgoing correspondence; and article drafts, notes, speeches, and radio talks, mostly written by Gilmore.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Division of Vertebrate Paleontology (NMNH). Department of Geology (NMNH)
- Division of Vertebrate Paleontology (NMNH). Department of Paleobiology (NMNH)
- Dunkle, David Hosbrook.
- Gazin, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1904-
- Gidley, James William, 1866-1931
- Gilmore, Charles W. (Charles Whitney), 1874-1945
- Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929.
- Section of Vertebrate Paleontology (NMNH). Division of Stratigraphic Paleontology (NMNH)
- Vaughn, Peter Paul, 1928-
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 156, United States National Museum, Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, Records
Series 1Daybooks and Journals Kept by Charles W. Gilmore, 1905-1931.
Daybooks and journals kept by Charles W. Gilmore. October 19, 1905-November 18, 1931, bound. 27 volumes. Contains a daily account of Gilmore's work activities and those of other staff members of the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology; also includes a record of requisitions for the Division.
October 19, 1905-June 30, 1911
July 1, 1911-June 30, 1917
July 2, 1917-December 19, 1923
January 2, 1924-December 31, 1929
January 2, 1930-November 13, 1931
Series 2Miscellaneous Journal, c. 1910-1923.
Miscellaneous Journal. c. 1910-September 1923. No author. Bound. 1 volume.
Series 3General Correspondence, Incoming and Outgoing, 1898-1901, 1905-1945. Arranged alphabetically.
Most of this correspondence was written or received by Charles W. Gilmore. Correspondence is with scientific colleagues working with federal and local governmental agencies, universities, and other museums, museum directors, collectors of fossil specimens, editors, scientific illustrators, scientific societies, Smithsonian administrators and Division staff members; concerning identification and examination of fossils, shipment of fossil specimens, purchasing of fossil specimens, location of fossils, requests for fossil skeletons and photographs of fossils, recommendations for job openings, recommendations for grants, recommendations for membership to professional scientific societies, publication of scientific articles, requests for Gilmore's reprints, and requests for Division reports.
Folder 1 Abel-Abbot, Charles G. (1926-1942)
Folder 2 Abbott-Adams
Folder 3 Aldrich-Alexander, Benito (1915-1916)
Folder 4 Allen, John A. (1927-1941)
Folder 5 Allen, Ben F.-Angell
Folder 6 Arick-Atwood
Folder 7 Avinoff, Andrey (1927-1944)
Folder 8 Axtell-Bailey, Alfred Marshall (1937-1938)
Folder 9 Baker-Barber
Folder 10 Barbour, Edwin H. (1927-1940)
Folder 11 Barnet-Bascom
Folder 12 Bassler, Ray S. (1929-1945)
Folder 13 Bastin-Berg
Folder 14 Berichmeimer-Bernheimer, Charles L. (1929)
Folder 15 Berry, Charles T. (1937-1941)-Bird
Folder 16 Blackburne-Barntraeger
Folder 17 Boss, Norman H. (1936-1937)-Bowen
Folder 18 Bradley-Brady, Lionel Francis (1931-1940)
Folder 19 Bragg-Brimley
Folder 20 Brode-Brosfers
Folders 21-24 Brown, Barnum (1908-1917, 1925-1929)
Folders 1-5 Brown, Barnum (cont'd) (1930-1944)
Folder 6 Brown, Newton H. (1924-1927)-Bryant
Folder 7 Bucksar-Buehler
Folder 8 Burgdorff-Byrd
Folder 9 Burroughs, Wilbur Greeley (1937-1944)
Folder 10 Camp, Charles L. (1924-1945)
Folder 11 Cabrera-Campbell
Folder 12 Carpenter-Carson
Folder 13 Casanova-Caster
Folder 14 Case, Ermine Cowles (1914, 1924-1942)
Folder 15 Chadwick-Churchward, J. (Colonel) (1911-1934)
Folder 16 Clark-Clough
Folder 17 Coates-Coleman. Includes Arthur Sterry Coggeshall (c. 1915-1935)
Folders 1-2 Colbert, Edwin H. (1936-1945)
Folder 3 Collins-Commerford. Includes R. Lee Collins (1936-1944)
Folder 4 Cook-Cowen
Folder 5 Cook, Harold J. (1922-1944)
Folder 6 Credner-Cutler
Folder 7 Dahl-Daugherty
Folder 8 Davenport-Davis
Folder 9 Davis, Harry T. (1938-1944)
Folder 10 Demaray-DeWeese
Folder 11 Dice-Doury. Includes Fritz Dravermann (1915-1931)
Folder 12 Dunkle, David H. (1940-1945)
Folder 13 Dunbar-Dutrow
Folder 14 Eakin-Edwards
Folder 15 Ellington-Evans
Folder 16 Fabiani-Farrington
Folder 17 Felch-Fenner
Folder 18 Figgins, J. D. (1925-1935)-Fisher
Folder 19 Flower-Foster
Folder 20 Francis-French
Folder 21 Frick, Childs (1928-1945)-Furlong, E. L. (1924-1943)
Folder 22 Gaziri, Charles Lewis (1931-1936)
Folder 23 Gale-Geological Survey of New Jersey. Includes Ted Galuska (1933-1936)
Folder 24 The Geological Society of America (1936-1944)
Folder 1 Gidley, James W. (1912-1915, 1928-1931)-Gilmore
Folder 2 Gooding-Grave
Folder 3 Graf, John Enos (1932-1942)
Folders 4-7 Granger, Walter (1916-1941)
Folder 8 Grebel-Guitart
Folder 9 Gunter, Herman (1921-1945)
Folder 10 Haas-Hall
Folder 11 Hamby-Happ
Folder 12 Hares-Harvey
Folder 13 Haskin-Hay
Folder 14 Heap-Hedge
Folder 15 Henderson-Hendley
Folder 16 Herald-Herr
Folder 17 Hesse, Curtis J. (1935-1944)
Folder 18 Hibbard, Claude W.
Folder 19 Hoagland-Horrmeister
Folder 20 Holden-Holt
Folder 21 Horr-Howell
Folder 22 Hubbell-Hussakoff
Folder 23 Iglesias-Ireland
Folder 24 Janensch, W.
Folder 25 Jepson, Glenn L. (1931-1937)
Folders 1-2 Jepson, Glenn L. (cont'd) (1938-1945)
Folder 3 Jex-Justice
Folders 4-5 Kay, J. Leroy (1929-1945)
Folder 6 Kaempfer-Kassel
Folder 7 Keegan-Kemler. Includes Arthur Remington Kellogg (1922-1941)
Folder 8 Kenner-Kew
Folder 9 Kimzey-Kindle, Edward M. (1921-1933)
Folder 10 Kinsey, C. A. (1928-1929)-Kitrick
Folder 11 Klinger-Knowlton
Folder 12 Koh, T. P.
Folder 13 Kranz, F. (1909-1937)
Folder 14 Krahl-Kunz
Folder 15 Lala-Lambrecht
Folder 16 Lancaster-LaVallette
Folder 17 Leave Regulations
Folder 18 Lee-Lewis
Folder 19 Linderman-Lloyd
Folder 20 Loeblich-Loomis, Richard
Folder 21 Loomis, Frederic B. (1911-1937)
Folder 22 Lucas, Frederic Augustus (1898-1901)
Folders 23-24 Lull, Richard S. (1908-1932)
Folders 1-2 Lull, Richard S. (cont'd) (1933-1944)
Folder 3 Lupton-Lucas
Folder 4 Lyon, Marcus Ward, Jr. (1932-1938)
Folder 5 MacDowell-Mapley
Folder 6 Marchant-Martin
Folder 7 Mather-Maxwell
Folders 8-9 Matthew, William D. (1911-1926)
Folder 10 McAtee-McCarty
Folder 11 McEntire-McGrew
Folder 12 McKee-McWilliams
Folder 13 Meade-Metraux
Folder 14 Merriam, Charles-Metszer
Folders 15-16 Merriam, John C. (1911-1939)
Folder 17 Merrill, George P. (1910-1929)
Folder 18 Miller, Arthur M.-Mitchell
Folder 19 Miller, Paul C. (1917-1942)
Folder 20 Moller-Moorman
Folders 21-22 Moodie, Roy L. (1910-1933)
Folder 23 Mook, Charles C. (1931-1945)
Folder 24 Moran-Moulton
Folder 1 Murphy-Mussaeus
Folder 2 Nash-National Park Service
Folder 3 Nelson-Neuwirth
Folder 4 Nick-Nininger, Harvey Harlow (1926-1932)
Folder 5 Noble-Nusbaum F.
Folder 6 Oehser-Olson
Folder 7 Osborn, Henry Fairfield (1913-1932)
Folder 8 Ousdal-Overman
Folder 9 Pack-Palmer
Folder 10 Packard, Earl Leroy (1926-1941)
Folder 11 Parks, W. A. (1920-1936)
Folder 12 Parrish-Patterson
Folder 13 Peaker-Person
Folder 14 Peterson, O. A. (1911-1933)
Folder 15 Peyer-Pilgrim
Folder 16 Pope-Powell
Folder 17 Pratt-Proctor
Folder 18 Prentice, Sidney (c. 1923-1943)
Folder 19 Quinn, James H. (1933-1935)
Folder 20 Rapp-Raymond
Folder 21 Reed, L. C.-Reger
Folder 22 Reed, W. H. (1908-1914)
Folder 23 Reeside, John B., Jr. (1924-1945)
Folder 24 Reincsky-Reynolds
Folder 25 Riabanin-Richardson
Folders 26-27 Riggs, Elmer S. (1905, 1915-1942)
Folder 28 Roberts-De Roin
Folders 1-2 Romer, Alfred S. (1924-1945)
Folder 3 Rogers-Roop
Folder 4 Rothrock-Rowe
Folder 5 Rubey-Russel
Folder 6 Russell, Loris Shano (1923-1940)
Folder 7 Salathe-Santens
Folder 8 Schaeffer-Schlaiksjer
Folder 9 Schmidt, H.-Schmidt, Karl P.
Folder 10 Schuchert, Charles (1906-1940)
Folder 11 Schultz-Scott
Folder 12 Sellards, Elias Howard (1913-1942)
Folder 13 Setzler
Folder 14 Shaner-Shufeldt
Folder 15 Sheehan-Shuler
Folder 16 Siegfriedt-Sisler
Folder 17 Simpson, George Gaylord (1924-1942)
Folder 18 Skinner-Slosson
Folder 19 Smith, Charles F.-Smith, Hobart M.
Folder 20 Soltman, Walter E.
Folder 21 Speere-Spieker
Folder 22 Stanton-Stark
Folder 23 Sternberg-Stirton
Folder 24 Stock, Chester (1915-1945)
Folder 25 Stokes-Sutton
Folder 1 Sullivan, J. Magruder (1927-1945)
Folder 2 Swinton, W. E.
Folder 3 Tallant-Temple
Folder 4 Taylor, Edward H. (1940-1942)
Folder 5 Theis-Throckmorton. Includes Malcolm R. Thorpe (1924-1937)
Folder 6 Tiken-Townsend
Folder 7 Trager-Turner
Folder 8 United States Geological Survey
Folder 9 Van Hoepen-Vavra
Folder 10 Vokes, Harold E. (1940-1941)-Voorhees
Folder 11 Wade, Joseph S.
Folder 12 Walcott, Charles D. (1924-1926)-Walker, George
Folder 13 Walker, Merl V. (1931-1944)
Folder 14 Warren-Watkins
Folders 15-17 Wetmore, Alexander (1925-1945)
Folder 18 Weaver-Weinberg
Folder 19 Wells-Westwood
Folder 20 Wherry-White
Folder 21 Wieland, G. R.
Folder 22 Wilfarth-Williams
Folder 23 Williston, Samuel Wendell (1909-1917)
Folder 24 Wilson-Wiman
Folder 25 Witter, R. V.
Folder 26 Wood, Horace Elmer II (1925-1938)
Folder 27 Wortman-Wright
Folder 28 Young, Chung-Chien
Folder 29 Yost, Walter (1939-1945)
Folder 30 Zangerl, Ranier
Folder 31 Miscellaneous (l folder)
Series 4Vertebrate Fossils Identifications, 1889-1904.
Folders 1-10 Vertebrate Fossils identifications, 1889-thru 1904. Arranged chronologically. Most of the material appears to be notes on fossil specimens sent in to the Division for examination and report. However, there are copies of accession lists containing fossils sent to the Division for permanent retention.
Series 5Examination and Reports, and Outgoing Correspondence, 1911-1920, 1930-1940, 1946-May 1957, and undated.
The material from 1930-1940 is arranged chronologically. From 1946-1957, material is arranged (with the exception of a single folder which also contains 1946 material) chronologically by fiscal year (July-June) and alphabetically thereunder.
This material was labeled by the Division, "Examination and Reports," and though a good portion of this material contains correspondence pertaining to the identification of fossil specimens which had come in to the United States National Museum for just such a purpose, there is also outgoing correspondence pertaining to inquiries on vertebrate paleontology; acknowledgments for receipt of fossils given to the USNM; requests from universities for publications; requests by Smithsonian staff members to publish outside the Smithsonian; staff salaries and staff positions; requests for funds for the purchasing of fossil collections; requests for funds for attending professional meetings; plans and fund requests for research field trips; reports on field explorations and fossil collections made during the exploration; and annual report material. Important correspondents include Ray S. Bassler, David H. Dunkle, William F. Foshag, Charles Lewis Gazin, and Arthur Remington Kellogg.
Folder 11 1911-1923, and undated
Folders 12-19 1913-1923
Folder 20 1930-1940
1946 (A-W)-July 1950-June 1951 (C-D)
July 1950-June 1951 (E-G)-July 1952-June 1953 (L-N)
July 1952-June 1953 (O-R)-July 1955-June 1956 (A)
July 1955-June 1956 (B)-June 1956-May 1957 (L)
Folders 1-7 June 1956-May 1957 (M-Z)
Series 6Article Drafts, Notes, Speeches, and Radio Talks. Arranged alphabetically by title.
The majority of the series contents was written by Charles W. Gilmore.
Folder 8 Charles W. Gilmore. Alamosaurus (?). "Position of the Skeletal Parts as They Lay Embedded in the Ground;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Animal Terrors of Past Ages, Dinosaurs;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Ancient Frogs and Salamanders;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Birds From the Rocks." Radio talk, WRC, February 4, 2 drafts; Charles W. Gilmore. "Brachyceratops, The Smallest American Horned Dinosaur;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Ceratosaurus, A Flesh-Eating Dinosaur."
Folder 9 Oliver Perry Hay. "Charleston Fossils."
Folder 10 Charles W. Gilmore. "Collecting Fossil Footprints in Arizona;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Dimetrodon, The Extinct Fin-Backed Reptile." Also, another draft pertaining to Dimetrodon without title; Charles W. Gilmore. "The Dinosaur National Monument and its Fossils;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Dinosaurs." 3 drafts including one that was presented over radio station WJSV, July 31, 1941; Charles W. Gilmore. "Diplodocus, An Amphibious Dinosaur." 2 drafts.
Folder 11 Charles W. Gilmore. "Discovery of Extinct Buffaloes in Minnesota;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Extinct Monsters of North America."
Folder 12 Charles W. Gilmore. "Footprints of Unknown Vertebrate Animals in the Carboniferous and Permian of the Grand Canyon, Arizona;" Charles W. Gilmore. "A Fossil Bird With Teeth;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Birds;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Footprints Found in Texas;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Footprints From the Grand Canyon." Speech given in New Haven, Connecticut, December 1925; Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Footprints From the Grand Canyon. Abstract; Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Footprints In Coconino (Permian) Sandstone From the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona;" Charles W. Gilmore. "A Fossil Horned Rodent From Kansas."
Folder 13 Dr. Noble. "Fossil Lizards."
Folder 14 Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Tracks and Trails." Presented over radio station WCAP, March 27, 1925; Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Tracks from the Grand Canyon." Abstract for the Washington Academy of Sciences, April, 1927. Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Tracks from the Grand Canyon. Radio talk, May 11, 1927; Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Tracks from the Grand Canyon;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Fossil Tracks of the Grand Canyon." Paper given before the National Academy of Sciences, April 26, 1927; Charles W. Gilmore. "A Giant Fossil Fish;" Charles W. Gilmore. "James Williams Gidley."
Folder 15 Charles W. Gilmore. "Oliver Perry Hay;" Charles W. Gilmore. "A History of Dinosaurs(?)." A portion of the typed draft is missing; Charles W. Gilmore. "The Horned Dinosaurs;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Horned Dinosaurs."
Folder 1 Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr. "Mammalogy;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Marsh, A Pioneer of American Vertebrate Paleontology;" Charles W. Gilmore. Miscellaneous Material; Charles W. Gilmore. "A New Carnivorous Dinosaur from the Lance Formation of Montana."
Folder 2 Charles W. Gilmore. "A New Crocodilian From the Eocene of Utah;" Charles W. Gilmore. "New Fossil Lizards From the Upper Cretaceous of Utah;" Charles W. Gilmore. Notes: (1) "On the Spread Foot of the Mammals," by M. Westenhofer; (2) Ophidians.
Folder 3 Charles W. Gilmore. "Notes on Pteranodon With Description of a Few Species;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Notes on Recently Mounted Reptile Skeletons in the United States National Museum;" Charles W. Gilmore. "On the Osteology of the Extinct Marine Turtle;" Charles W. Gilmore. "On the Upper Cretaceous Dinosaur, Troodon Validus (Lambe)," presented for Gilmore by John A. Allan at the Royal Society of Canada, May, 1924; Charles W. Gilmore. "Paleontology."
Folder 4 Charles W. Gilmore. "On the Vertebrate Fauna of the Two Medicine Formation, Upper Cretaceous of Montana."
Folder 5 Charles W. Gilmore. "Sidney Clark Prentice;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Pseudo Fossils;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Preliminary Report on the Reptilian Fauna of the North Horn Formation in Central Utah;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Remarks on Grand Canyon Fossil Tracks;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Reptile Reconstruction in the U. S. National Museum."
Folder 6 Charles W. Gilmore. "Reptiles of the Past."
Folder 7 Charles W. Gilmore. Reptilian Fauna of the North Horn Formation of Central Utah. Part 1, "Osteology of Alamosaurus, a Sauropod Dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous." Part 3, "Description of a New Species of the Ceratopsia." Part 4, "A Review of the Fauna."
Folder 8 Charles W. Gilmore. "Skeleton of a Baby Dinosaur;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Skin of the Mammoth." (2 drafts); Charles W. Gilmore. "Some New Dinosaur Restorations."
Folder 9 Charles W. Gilmore. "Stegosaurus, An Armored Dinosaur." Typewritten copy with photographs.
Folder 10 Charles W. Gilmore. "Stegosaurus, An Armored Dinosaur." Handwritten draft (incomplete).
Folder 11 Charles W. Gilmore. "Stegosaurus, An Armored Dinosaur." Unarranged portion of handwritten draft, and notes.
Folder 12 Charles W. Gilmore. "Charles H. Steinberg;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Thescelosaurus, A Bird-Footed Dinosaur." 2 drafts; Charles W. Gilmore. "Titanotheres;" Charles W. Gilmore. "Trachodon, The Duck-Billed Dinosaur."
Folder 13 Charles W. Gilmore. "Triceratops, A Horned Dinosaur;" Charles W. Gilmore. "A History of the United States National Museum, Division of Vertebrate Paleontology."
Folder 14 Charles W. Gilmore. "Vertebrate Paleontology, A History." 2 drafts.
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