Paul S. Conger Papers, 1926-1966

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Description

This record describes three boxes of glass plate negatives of collecting trips, equipment, diatoms, and animals that eat diatoms. See the Smithsonian Institution Archives finding aid under the "Related Materials" section of this record for the following information: correspondence with colleagues concerning the identification of specimens, publications, and professional matters, circa 1929-1966, miscellaneous notes, publications, newspaper clippings, and related materials regarding Conger's investigation of several Synura epidemics in the Washington, D.C., water system during the 1940s and 1950s; conference of cooperating microbiologists on fish food problems which was organized by Mann in 1926; Conger's article on Wisconsin peat deposits, 1939-1941; photographs of Mann, circa 1920s-1930s.

Date Range

1897-1979

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Topic

  • Bacillariophyceae
  • Plantae
  • Diatoms

Place

  • New Zealand
  • United States
  • Maine
  • Phillippines
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007437

Extent

3 boxes (glass plate negatives)

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives