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Record Unit 115,  Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum,  Specimen Records, 1887-1907

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: 1887-1907
Quantity: 28 microfilm reels.
Collection: Record Unit 115
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of receipts from the National Museum for specimens loaned or given to individuals and institutions. Before 1891, substantial correspondence is included; after that date, there are mostly copies of receipts. See also Specimen Distribution Records and Specimen Distribution Record Books, record units 186 and 120 respectively.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of receipts from the National Museum for specimens loaned or given to individuals and institutions. Before 1891, substantial correspondence is included; after that date, there are mostly copies of receipts. See Specimen Distribution Records and Specimen Distribution Record Books (Record units 119 and 120). A volume list follows.

Access Restriction

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.

Name

Subject

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 115, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, Specimen Records

Container List

Box 1

T-1: October 1887-August 1889

Box 1 of 28

Box 2

T-2: August 1889-May 1890

Box 2 of 28

Box 3

T-3: April 1890-March 1891

Box 3 of 28

Box 4

T-4: March 1891-February 1892

Box 4 of 28

Box 5

T-5: February 1892-April 1893

Box 5 of 28

Box 6

T-6: April 1893-March 1894

Box 6 of 28

Box 7

T-7: March 1894-December 1894

Box 7 of 28

Box 8

T-8: December 1894-August 1895

Box 8 of 28

Box 9

T-9: May 1895-November 1895

Box 9 of 28

Box 10

T-10: November 1895-April 1896

Box 10 of 28

Box 11

T-11: April 1896-September 1896

Box 11 of 28

Box 12

T-12: September 1896-January 1897

Box 12 of 28

Box 13

T-13: January 1897-May 1897

Box 13 of 28

Box 14

T-14: May 1897-December 1897

Box 14 of 28

Box 15

T-15: December 1897-July 1898

Box 15 of 28

Box 16

T-16: June 1898-February 1899

Box 16 of 28

Box 17

T-17: February 1899-October 1899

Box 17 of 28

Box 18

T-18: October 1899-June 1900

Box 18 of 28

Box 19

T-19: June 1900-June 1901

Box 19 of 28

Box 20

T-20: June 1901-April 1902

Box 20 of 28

Box 21

T-21: April 1902-January 1903

Box 21 of 28

Box 22

T-22: January 1903-October 1903

Box 22 of 28

Box 23

T-23: October 1903-June 1904

Box 23 of 28

Box 24

T-24: June 1904-February 1905

Box 24 of 28

Box 25

T-25: February 1905-November 1905

Box 25 of 28

Box 26

T-26: November 1905-May 1906

Box 26 of 28

Box 27

T-27: May 1906-February 1907

Box 27 of 28

Box 28

T-28: February 1907

Box 28 of 28