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
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.
Record unit available on microfilm only.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918
- True, Frederick William, 1858-1914
- Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896
- Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927
- United States National Museum
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 114, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Specimen Records