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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 114

Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum

Specimen Records, 1885-1907

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum
Title: Specimen Records
Dates: 1885-1907
Quantity: 0.52 cu. ft. (26 microfilm reels)
Collection: Record Unit 114
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of correspondence from the United States National Museum to persons who sent in specimens for examination. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles D. Walcott. Most correspondence is signed by subordinate officials.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of correspondence from the United States National Museum to persons who sent in specimens for examination. People represented in the records include Richard Rathbun, Frederick William True, G. Brown Goode, and Charles D. Walcott. Most correspondence is signed by subordinate officials. A volume list follows.

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Access Restriction

Record unit available on microfilm only.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 114, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Specimen Records

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Container List

Box 1

R-1: July 1885-May 1887

Box 1 of 26

Box 2

R-2: May 1887-October 1888

Box 2 of 26

Box 3

R-3: October 1888-July 1890

Box 3 of 26

Box 4

R-4: July 1890-July 1891

Box 4 of 26

Box 5

R-5: July 1891-June 1892

Box 5 of 26

Box 6

R-6: June 1892-June 1893

Box 6 of 26

Box 7

R-7: June 1893-March 1894

Box 7 of 26

Box 8

R-8: March 1894-January 1895

Box 8 of 26

Box 9

R-9: January 1895-October 1895

Box 9 of 26

Box 10

R-10: November 1895-August 1896

Box 10 of 26

Box 11

R-11: August 1896-February 1897

Box 11 of 26

Box 12

R-12: February 1897-November 1897

Box 12 of 26

Box 13

R-13: August 1897-October 1898

Box 13 of 26

Box 14

R-14: October 1898-September 1899

Box 14 of 26

Box 15

R-15: September 1899-May 1900

Box 15 of 26

Box 16

R-16: May 1900-March 1901

Box 16 of 26

Box 17

R-17: March 1901-December 1901

Box 17 of 26

Box 18

R-18: December 1901-October 1902

Box 18 of 26

Box 19

R-19: October 1902-June 1903

Box 19 of 26

Box 20

R-20: June 1903-February 1904

Box 20 of 26

Box 21

R-21: February 1904-August 1904

Box 21 of 26

Box 22

R-22: August 1904-April 1905

Box 22 of 26

Box 23

R-23: April 1905-November 1905

Box 23 of 26

Box 24

R-24: November 1905-May 1906

Box 24 of 26

Box 25

R-25: June 1906-January 1907

Box 25 of 26

Box 26

R-26: January 1907-February 1907

Box 26 of 26