SIA RU007089, Bartsch, Paul 1871-1960, Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963
- Bartsch, Paul 1871-1960
- Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963
- Bartsch, Paul
- 1901, 1901-1963
- Paul Bartsch (1871-1960) was a zoologist with the United States National Museum, 1896-1946, Professor of Zoology at George Washington University, and Director of the Histological and Physiological Laboratory at the Medical School of Howard University. He was in charge of the pearl mussel inquiry, 1907; Smithsonian representative on the Albatross Philippine Expedition, 1907-1909; Director, Tomas Barrera expedition to Cuba, 1914; recipient of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship to explore the West Indies, 1928-1930; Director, first Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition to the Puerto Rico Trench, 1933; and a member of the Smithsonian-Roebling Expedition, 1937.
- These papers include Bartsch's field notes based on his ornithological investigations in Haiti, the Florida Keys, and the West Indies; field notes pertaining to the Albatross Philippine expedition; field notes regarding the Tomas Barrera expedition to Cuba; extensive field notes, manuscripts, financial accounts, and correspondence regarding his explorations to the West Indies on the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship, and the first Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition to the West Indies; papers relating to the Bartsch process for the preservation of wood and fibres; student theses and reports done under Bartsch's guidance; publications, draft articles, and monographs including the text of Bartsch and Carlos de la Torre y de la Huerta, The Terrestrial Mollusks of the Family Urocoptidae in the Island of Cuba, with two supplementary reports, 1943-1950, unpublished; photographs of Bartsch and de la Torre, as well as of birds, mollusks, and research activities in Florida and the Caribbean.
- Invertebrate zoology, Ornithology, Zoology
- Torre y Huerta, Carlos de la 1858-1950, United States National Museum Dept. of Zoology, George Washington University, Howard University School of Medicine, Walter Rathbone Bacon Travelling Scholarship Expedition (1928-1930: West Indies), Smithsonian-Johnson Deep-Sea Expedition to the West Indies (1933), Albatross Philippine Expedition (1907-1910), Thomas Barrera Expedition to Cuba ca. 1918, Smithsonian-Roebling Expedition to Cuba 1937
- Photographs, Collection descriptions
- Local Number:
- SIA RU007089
- Physical Description:
- 9.75 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (17 document boxes) (1 half document box) (oversize materials)
Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Table of Contents
- Collection Overview
- Historical Note
- Descriptive Entry
- Index Terms
- Administrative Information
- Container List
- Series 1 - BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS, 1952-1963. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
- Series 2 - GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1 FOLDER (21 PIECES), 1907-1946. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
- Series 3 - FIELD NOTES ON BIRDS, 1912-1927. BOUND AND LOOSE. ARRANGED MOSTLY CHRONOLOGICALLY.
- Series 4 - RESEARCH EXPEDITION MATERIALS, 1907-1933. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
- Series 5 - BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PUBLICATIONS, 1904-1950. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
- Series 6 - DRAFT ARTICLES AND MONOGRAPHS. PUBLISHED AND UNPUBLISHED.
- Series 7 - NOTES, SPEECHES, AND SPECIMEN LISTS.
- Series 8 - STUDENT THESES, REPORTS AND EXAMINATIONS, 1915-1936, INCLUDING THOSE WITH NO DATE AND NO AUTHOR LISTED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.
- Series 9 - PHOTOGRAPHS AND PRINTS.
- Series 10 - NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS AND SCRAPBOOK, 1907-1909, 1933, 1956.
- Series 11 - ACETATE NEGATIVES REMOVED FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE COLLECTION.
Record Unit 7089
Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
Paul Bartsch Papers, 1901-1963
|General Information About This Collection|
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|Creator:||Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960|
|Title:||Paul Bartsch Papers|
|Quantity:||2.6 linear meters and oversize.|
|Collection:||Record Unit 7089|
|Language of Materials:||English|
Born in Tuntschendorf, Silesia, Paul Bartsch (1871-1960) received an early interest in nature from his father, who was an entrepreneur and amateur naturalist, and an interest in medicine probably from his mother, who had received a degree in obstetrics at the University of Breslau. As a result of a depression in the 1880s, the elder Bartsch went into financial bankruptcy. By utilizing the last savings of Bartsch's mother, the Bartsch family was able to emigrate to the United States, finally settling down in Burlington, Iowa.
Paul Bartsch was at first determined to become an ornithologist, but after talking to Professor Samuel Calvin, geologist at the State University of Iowa, he instead enrolled for course work which included a broad spectrum of the various sciences. Before completing his degree, Bartsch left for Washington, D.C., to accept a position as an aid with William H. Dall, honorary curator of the Division of Mollusks, United States National Museum.
After entering into research on mollusks, Bartsch expanded his activities, pursuing ornithological investigations and teaching biology and zoology to university students. Interested in medicine and the biological training of medical students, Bartsch began teaching histology at the Medical School of Howard University in 1899. This position lasted for thirty-seven years when he became director of the Histological and Physiological Laboratory. In 1900, Bartsch began teaching zoology at George Washington University, becoming professor emeritus in 1945.
Bartsch's work at the United States National Museum, meanwhile, led to his appointment as assistant curator of the Division of Mollusks in 1905, and then curator of that division in 1914. He retired from his duties at the Smithsonian Institution in 1946. Bartsch's work on explorations included positions as the Smithsonian representative on board the Albatross Philippine Expedition (1907-1909) and director of the Thomas Barrera expedition to Cuba (1914); he received the Walter Rathbone Bacon Travelling Scholarship to explore the West Indies (1928-1930) and was director of the first Johnson-Smithsonian deep-sea expedition to the West Indies (1933), all of which are documented to some extent in these papers. In his expedition to the West Indies Bartsch was aided by his friend Carlos de la Torre. This resulted in their collaboration on the publications regarding the Annulariidae of Cuba, the Bahamas, and Hispanola, and the Cyclophoridae of the Americas. Their monograph, "The Terrestrial Mollusks of the Family Urocoptidae in the Island of Cuba," is still unpublished.
This collection contains almost no private correspondence (for official correspondence see Museum of Natural History, Division of Mollusks, Record Unit 73).
Besides receiving his Ph.D. degree from the University of Iowa in 1905, Bartsch was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from George Washington University (1937). He was president of the Wild Flower Preservation Society (1920-1924), president of the Biological Society in Washington, D.C. (1913-1915), and vice-president of the Washington Academy (1913-1915), among other numerous memberships and offices which he held in scientific societies.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women’s Committee.
These papers include a very small amount of general correspondence regarding membership in scientific organizations and actions taken by the Washington Council of Social Agencies (1930); field notes of bird investigations in Haiti, Florida, the Florida Keys, and the West Indies (1912-1927); research notes taken on the Albatross Philippine Expedition (1907-1909); field notes and specimen collections made on the Thomas Barrera expedition to Cuba (1914); field notes, manuscript, maps, supply inventories, financial accounts, correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding the expedition to the West Indies under the Walter Rathbone Bacon Travelling Scholarship (1928-1930); notes, balloon observations, log accounts on board the Caroline, sonic soundings, photographs, blueprints, newspaper clippings and correspondence describing the first Johnson-Smithsonian deep-sea expedition to the West Indies (1933); correspondence, manuscripts and photographs documenting the Bartsch process for the preservation of wood fibers (1914-1929); biographical material regarding Bartsch and Carlos de la Torre; mollusk notes unidentified; speeches; student theses, reports and examinations; photographs of Bartsch, Carlos de la Torre, mollusca, birds, and unidentified research activities and friends on Loggerhead Key, Tortugas, Bird Key, Margarita Island, Cuba, and other islands in the Caribbean; prints for Bartsch's publication on "Pirates of the Deep--Stories of the Squid and Octopus;" newspaper clippings regarding mussels and pearls for the pearl button industry (1907-1909), and Bartsch's activities in conservation (1933).
Correspondents include Charles G. Abbot, Fred Corry Bishopp, William H. Dall, Eldridge R. Fenimore Johnson, William B. Marshall, G. E. Rice, Carlos de la Torre y de la Huerta, Washington Council of Social Agencies, Alexander Wetmore, Francis White.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Torre y Huerta, Carlos de la, 1858-1950
- Walter Rathbone Bacon Travelling Scholarship Expedition (1928- 1930: West Indies)
- Johnson-Smithsonian Deep Sea Expedition to the West Indies, 1933.
- Smithsonian-Johnson Deep-Sea Expedition to the West Indies (1933)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7089, Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960, Paul Bartsch Papers
Series 1BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS, 1952-1963. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
Folder 1 Biographical publications: Irston R. Barnes, "Paul Bartsch, Biologist and Naturalist," May-August 1952; Irston R. Barnes, "Paul Bartsch, Smithsonian Curator," January-February 1953; Irston R. Barnes, "Paul Bartsch: The Lebanon Years," January-February 1954; Harald A. Rehder, "Obituary: Paul Bartsch," July 1961; Christiane E. Seidenschnur and Stanwyn G. Shetler, "The Botanical Activities of Paul Bartsch," 1965.
Series 2GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE, 1 FOLDER (21 PIECES), 1907-1946. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
This material includes correspondence with colleagues, friends, scientific societies and institutions and social agencies regarding membership, requests and thank-you notes for publications, species collected on scientific collector's permit, representation at public meetings and recreational facilities for the public at large and the black community in Washington, D.C.
Folder 2 The American Society of Zoologists to Bartsch regarding his election as a member of that organization, 1/26/1925; Alexander Wetmore to Bartsch asking him to represent the Smithsonian Institution and the United States National Museum at a meeting regarding the utilization of the natural history facilities in the Washington, D.C., region, 3/20/1930; Recommendations of the Sub-committee on Nature Activities of the Recreation Committee of the Washington Council of Social Agencies, circa 1930; Memorandum regarding the Inter-racial Sub-committee of the Recreation Committee [probably of the Washington Council of Social Agencies] and its mission, circa 1930.
Series 3FIELD NOTES ON BIRDS, 1912-1927. BOUND AND LOOSE. ARRANGED MOSTLY CHRONOLOGICALLY.
This material includes mostly bound, daily notes, concerning Bartsch's bird explorations in the Florida Keys, Florida, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Bahamas, San Salvador, San Domingo, and Puerto Rico, 1913-1924.
Folder 3 Florida, 1922
Folder 4 San Salvador, 1923
Folder 5 Cuba, Haiti, San Domingo, Puerto Rico, 1923
Folder 6 Florida, 1923
Folder 7 Cuba and Florida, 1924
Folder 8 Florida, 1913-1914
Folder 9 Florida, 1915
Folder 10 Florida and Cuba, 1916-1917
Folder 11 Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, Florida, 1917, 1919
Folder 12 Florida and Bahamas, 1919, 1921
Field notes on birds, found separately from the 1913-1924 material, but related as to subject content.
Folder 1 Haitian Bird Notes, 1917
Folder 2 Field notes regarding birds, Florida expeditions, 1912-1923
Folder 3 Field notes (Birds), Florida, 1916-1917, 1919, 1927
Series 4RESEARCH EXPEDITION MATERIALS, 1907-1933. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
Notes on the Philippine Expedition of the steamer Albatross, No. 3, 1907-1909; Thomas Barrera Expedition to Cuba, 1914.
Folder 4 Journal of the Thomas Barrera, May 1-6, 1914
Folder 5 Thomas Barrera collection made in Western Cuba, May-June 1914
Folder 5A Bartsch Journals 1-3 made on Albatross Expedition (Accession 08-083)
Expedition to the West Indies under the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship, 1928-1930.
Folder 6 Field notes of the expedition in quest of land and fresh water mollusks in Cuba under the grant of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship, June-August 1928
Folder 7 Bartsch, mss., "Field Journal of the Expedition in Quest of Land and Fresh Water Mollusks in Cuba Conducted Under the Grant of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship," 1928
Folder 8 Field notes, West Indies Expedition, under the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship, 1928-1930
Folder 9 Bartsch, mss., "Field Journal of the Expeditions to the Southern Bahamas, the Islands Off the South Coast of Cuba, and the Cayman Islands, under the Grant of the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship," 1930
Folder 10 Maps of the West Indies Expedition, June 1930
Folder 1 List of supplies taken on the 1930 expedition, sent with expense account to disbursing officer, May 28, 1931
Folder 2 Charter of schooner Guillermito for 2 1/2 years, 1929
Folder 3 Bartsch correspondence, boat contracts, financial accounts, and newspaper clipping for the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition, 1930-1931, which includes the following: Francis White, assistant secretary, Department of State, to the Secretary [Charles G. Abbot] of the Smithsonian regarding diplomatic action regarding the expedition, 5/27/1930; Charles G. Abbot, a letter of recommendation for Bartsch for the latter's expedition, 6/2/1930; Fred Corry Bishopp, principal entomologist in charge, Bureau of Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture, to Bartsch, regarding notes, specimens and financial costs which are to be the property of, and to be stored by the Bureau during the expedition, 6/7/1930; Bartsch to William B. Marshall, United States National Museum, regarding the unseaworthiness of the vessel used for the expedition, 8/12/1930; Bartsch to Harry W. Story, vice consul, United States, at Santiago, Cuba, regarding his expedition activities, 9/24/1930; Bartsch to Carlos de la Torre, regarding Bartsch's activities on the Isle of Pine, 9/26/1930
The First Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition to the West Indies
Folder 4 Original Notes on First Caroline expedition in 1933, made by Anthony Wilding
Folder 5 Pilot balloon observations, 1933
Folder 6 Log, taken on board the Caroline, including soundings, thermometer corrections, 1933
Folder 7 Sonic Soundings taken by Lieutenant T. Townsend Brown, United States Naval Reserve, 1933
Folder 8 Correspondence, notes, blueprint of the Caroline, 1926-1933, which includes the following: Eldridge R. Fenimore Johnson to Bartsch regarding a winch for the expedition, 5/8/1933.
Folder 9 Blueprints, which include the following: Drum storage area, Caroline; Hoist Installation on main deck of Caroline; Deep-sea dredging winch; Underwater camera
Folder 10 Photographs of the Caroline and members on the expedition
Folder 11 Newspaper clippings related to the Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition, No. 1, 1933.
Series 5BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PUBLICATIONS, 1904-1950. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY.
Folder 1 Incomplete bibliography prepared by the Division of Mollusks, Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, no date
Folder 2 Publications, including: William H. Dall and Bartsch, "Synopsis of the Genera, Subgenera and Sections of the Family Pyramidellidae," 1904; Dall and Bartsch, "Notes on Japanese Indopacific and American Pyramidellidae," 1906; Dall and Bartsch, "The Pyramidellid Mollusks of the Oregonian Faunal Area," 1907; Bartsch, "Pyramidellidae of New England and the Adjacent Regions," 1909; Bartsch, "A Zoogeographic Study Based on the Pyramidellid Mollusks of the West Coast of America," 1912; Bartsch, "Descriptions of New West American Marine Mollusks and Notes on Previously Described Forms," 1917; Bartsch, "Ocean Currents, the Prime Factor in the Distribution of Marine Mollusks on the West Coast of America," 1921; John Tee-Van, "The Arcturus: Operation and Equipment," 1926; Bartsch, "Carlos De La Torre y De La Huerta," 1950.
Series 6DRAFT ARTICLES AND MONOGRAPHS. PUBLISHED AND UNPUBLISHED.
Folders 3-4 Bartsch, "Pomatiasids of Puerto Rico and Caribbean Islands," no date
Folders 5-7 Bartsch, "Pomatiasids of Jamaica"
Folders 1-2 Bartsch, "Pomatiasids of Jamaica," (continued)
Folders 3-6 Carlos de la Torre and Bartsch, "The Terrestrial Mollusks of the Family Urocoptidae in the Island of Cuba," and "Two Supplementary Reports by Bartsch," 1943-1950
Folders 1-6 Carlos de la Torre and Bartsch, "The Terrestrial Mollusks of the Family Urocoptidae in the Island of Cuba," (continued)
Folders 1-5 Carlos de la Torre and Bartsch, "The Terrestrial Mollusks of the Family Urocoptidae in the Island of Cuba," (continued)
Folder 6 Juan Gunlach, "Catalog of Land and Salt Water Mollusks of Cuba," no date
Folder 7 Bartsch, "Our East American Oyster," no date
Folder 8 Bartsch and Edgar A. Bowles, "The Cerions of the Cay Sal Bank Atoll," no date
Folders 1-2 Bartsch, "Philippine Land Shells," no date, which include the following: A Synopsis of the Camaenoid Land Mollusks of the Philippine Islands; Lystopoma; Trochomoepha and other Land Shells; Obba;
Folders 3-5 Bartsch, "Philippine Zontidae," no date
Folder 6 Bartsch, "Philippine Helicostyla," original and subsequent references and diagnosis, no date
Folders 1-3 Bartsch, "Philippine Helicostyla," original and subsequent references and diagnosis, no date (continued)
Folders 4-5 Bartsch, "The Larger Zonitid Land Mollusks of the Philippine Islands," no date, includes mollusk plates
Folders 1-4 Bartsch, "The Larger Zonitid Land Mollusks of the Philippine Islands," no date, (continued) includes mollusk plates
Folder 5 The Bartsch Process for the Preservation of Wood and Fibres," 1914-1929, includes the following: correspondence from G. E. Rice, vice-president of Su-Den Wood Curing Company, Inc., New York City, regarding the impregnation of lumber with curing of oils, 1923; patents; Bartsch mss., "The Bartsch Process for the Preservation of Wood and Fibres"
Folder 6 Walker, McQuaid, Allen and Carter, mss., "The Chemical Warfare Service Marine Piling Investigation," June 25, 1926
Series 7NOTES, SPEECHES, AND SPECIMEN LISTS.
Folders 1-2 Notes for preparation on a manuscript regarding birds, no title, no date
Folder 3 Mollusk notes in Spanish, probably regarding Cuba, no date
Folder 4 Urocoptidae notes, no date
Folder 5 Notes, no identification
Folders 6-8 Notes for a manuscript, no title (A-C, M-P, Q-Z) no date
Folder 9 Notes on Callolongehaeus, no date
Folder 10 Bartsch speech at the graduating exercise, National Park Service, May 31, 1945, "You Have Finished the Course--What Now?"
Folder 11 Mollusk specimen list, 5/4/1938
Series 8STUDENT THESES, REPORTS AND EXAMINATIONS, 1915-1936, INCLUDING THOSE WITH NO DATE AND NO AUTHOR LISTED. ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY.
Folder 1 Jose A. Gallardo, "The Cerions of Puerto Rico," June 1932
Folder 2 Bartsch and Gallardo, "Cerions of Puerto Rico and Hispanola," August 1932
Folder 3 Examination for Gallardo
Folder 4 Bartsch and Ruth Giggs, "A New Subgenus and Species of Cerion," no date
Folder 5 John C. Jones, "Goniobasis," August 22, 1934
Folder 6 Angel Lamoste, "Grand Caicos, A Comparative Summary of the Averages," no date
Folder 7 Lamoste, "Grand Caicos, A Comparative Summary of the Averages," May 1933
Folder 8 Kate Outwater, "A Study of the Embryonic Shells in Busycon Canaliculatum Linnaeus," 1915
Folder 9 Claudia Schmidt, "The Cuban Land Mollusks of the Subgenus Esochara," September 27, 1938
Folder 10 L. I. Sinitsin, "Notes on Lymnaeas Related to the Pastures," circa 1930s
Folder 11 Ben Sullivan, Jr., "The Histology of Endocrine Glands," no date
Folder 12 Arthur D. Tuckerman, "Herons of the District of Columbia," 1936
Folder 13 Willard H. Wright, "N-Butylidene Chloride, A New Anthelmintic," no date
Folder 14 No author given, "Hookworm Disease," no date.
Series 9PHOTOGRAPHS AND PRINTS.
This series contains prints, photographs and photographic negatives concerning Bartsch's scientific research, draft articles and monographs, published and unpublished, relating to mollusks as well as birds, shipworms, and underwater experiments, including his article on "Pirates of the Deep--Stories of the Octopus and Squid." Also included are photographs of maps of the Philippine Islands, Bartsch, Mrs. Bartsch (Bartsch's mother?), Carlos de la Torre, and of unidentified persons, housing, and landscape on Margarita Island, Loggerhead Key, Bird Key, and other islands in the Caribbean, as well as geographical locations in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
Urocoptidae Negatives, Profile and Aperture Views, 1-119 [6 folders removed to boxes 18-19, contain negatives.]
Urocoptidae Negatives [4 folders, Negatives of publication photographs of Cuban Urocoptidae removed to boxes 18-19, contain negatives.]
Folder 15 Photographs of Urocoptidae
Folders 1-2 Photographs of Urocoptidae
Folders 3-5 Photographs of Urocoptidae
Folder 6 Urocoptidae Plates with photographs mounted
Folder 7 Urocoptidae calenceelar? prints and negatives
Negatives used for Bartsch and Carlos de la Torre's monograph on Cuban shells (2 folders), Annulariidae negatives, 1-55 and Urocoptidae calenceelar? negatives removed to boxes 18-19
Folders 1-2 Annulariidae negatives, 56-106
Cuban Annulariidae negatives, Hispanola Annulariidae negatives, and Jamaican Cyclophoridae negatives removed to boxes 18-19. Other negatives below also removed to boxes 18-19.
Folder 3 Hispanola Annulariidae prints and mounted photographic plate listings
Folder 4 Jamaican Cyclophoridae photographs
Folder 5 Cuban Cyclophoridae photographs
Folder 6 Bartsch and Carlos de la Torre photographs used for draft article on Cuban Chrondropominae
Folder 7 Photographs for Cerion draft article with photographic maps of Great Inagua Island
Folder 8 Photographs and negatives of Turrids taken on the First Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition to Puerto Rico and the West Indies, circa 1933
Folder 9 Photographs and negatives of mollusks taken on the Presidential cruise aboard the Caroline with John Brooks Henderson, Jr., circa 1934-1936
Folder 10 Farcienen?; Photographic records and mollusk photographs
Negatives of cages used for the study of Fresh Water Unios in the Potomac River, circa 1936 removed to boxes 18-19
Folder 11 Photographs for the study of shipworms
Folder 12 Prints for shipworm studies
Folder 13 Photographs and negatives of maps of the Philippine Islands
Folders 1-2 3 x 4 bird photographs
Folder 3 3 x 4" flower photographs, identified
Folder 4 3 x 4" photographs of Aruba, Caicos Island Group, West Caicos, Castle Island, Group Cayman, Cay Sal Bank Atoll Group
Folder 5 3 x 4" photographs of Guantanamo and Santiago, Cuba, Solonat, Curacao, Wilmington, Delaware, District of Columbia, Potomac River, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe
Folder 6 3 x 4" photographs of Clearwater and Key West, Florida, Haiti, Isle of Pines, Inagua, Margarita Island
Folder 7 3 x 4" photographs of Puerto Rico, Saint Christopher, Saint Lucien, Saint Thomas, San Martin, San Vincent, Trinidad, Turk Island, Virginia
Folder 1 3 x 4" photographs of Bartsch and Carlos de la Torre
Folder 2 3 x 4" photographs, unidentified
Folder 3 3 x 4" photographs, unidentified
Folder 4 8 x 10" prints for Bartsch, "Pirates of the Deep--Stories of the Squid and Octopus"
Folder 5 Ink half-tones for "Pirates of the Deep"
Folder 6 8 x 10" photographs of Bartsch's underwater experiments
Folder 7 8 x 10" photographs of Bird Key, July 21, 1912 and June 7, 1954
Folder 8 8 x 10" photographs of Loggerhead Key
Folder 9 8 x 10" photographs of Margarita Island
Folder 10 8 x 10" photographs of Tortugas, 1925, 1931
Folder 11 8 x 10" photographs of [the first] Mrs. Bartsch
Folder 12 8 x 10" photographs of Bartsch
Folder 13 Photographs of Carlos de la Torre
Folder 14 Photographs, no identification
Ink half-tones "Pirates of the Deep"
Series 10NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS AND SCRAPBOOK, 1907-1909, 1933, 1956.
Folders 15-16 Newspaper clippings regarding mussels and pearls for the pearl button industry, 1907-1909
Folder 17 Newspaper clippings regarding Bartsch's activities in conservation, 1933
Folders 1-2 Scrapbook of Letters Honoring Bartsch on his Eighty-Fifth Birthday, 1956.
Series 11ACETATE NEGATIVES REMOVED FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE COLLECTION.
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