Barn Kelp Slides 2 and 3, 1979-1980

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The box of slides documents the field work of William Osman relating to benthic marine life during 1979-1980. Slides show images of plates that have been submerged in order to document species growing on them. Slides contain labels which includes identifier (e.g. S E4 2BK), month and year (e.g. 7-78), and unidentified information (e.g. 8-9). The slides are organized into four columns and described on a piece of paper in the box lid. Each of the four columns is headed with 2BK, 2BK, 3BK, and 3BK. Each column is divided into five rows that contain additional information about slides.

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  • Marine Biology
  • Benthic animals
  • Marine biology


  • United States
  • California


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-326

Collection name

Richard William Osman Papers, 1977-1981

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 4 folder 3