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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 136

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Departmental Records, 1954-1970

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology
Title: Departmental Records
Dates: 1954-1970
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 136
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The majority of the records date from the creation of the Department in 1964, but they include material from the divisions of the Department of Zoology at the then United States National Museum which later became the Department of Vertebrate Zoology. The records include internal correspondence concerning travel, departmental committees, hiring of curators, fiscal matters, and special projects of departmental interest. Staff documented include Philip S. Humphrey and George E. Watson.

Descriptive Entry

The majority of the records date from the creation of the Department in 1964, but they include material from the divisions of the Department of Zoology at the then United States National Museum which later became the Department of Vertebrate Zoology. The records include internal correspondence concerning travel, departmental committees, hiring of curators, fiscal matters, and special projects of departmental interest. Staff documented include Philip S. Humphrey and George E. Watson.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 136, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Departmental Records

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Container List

Box 1

Chairman's Meeting, 1967 (Philip S. Humphrey)

Box 1 of 5

Chairman's Meeting, 1966

Box 1 of 5

Sea-Level Canal Project, 1966 (on Panama Isthmus)

Box 1 of 5

Peruvian Marine Research, 1965-1967

Box 1 of 5

Ecology, 1964-1966

Box 1 of 5

Tropical Biology Task Force, 1967-1968

Box 1 of 5

Scientific Council, 1965-1966 (formerly Administrative Council)

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Torch, 1966

Box 1 of 5

Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology, 1965-1968

Box 1 of 5

Editorial Policy Committee, 1967-1968

Box 1 of 5

Editorial Policy Committee, 1966-1967

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 1954, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968

Box 1 of 5

Curator, Reptiles and Amphibians, 1968

Box 1 of 5

Chairman, 1967

Box 1 of 5

Candidates for Chairman, 1965

Box 1 of 5

Curator, Reptiles and Amphibians, 1963 (Herndon G. Dowling) (2 folders)

Box 1 of 5

Curator, Birds, 1962

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Budget

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Budget Estimate

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Plans of Operation

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Quarterly Reports

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Organization Planning Sheets and Research Projects (FY 1968-1970)

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Allocation Reports

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Supplementary Monies

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Budget, Travel

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Research

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Budget and Budget Justification

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Personnel

Box 1 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Illustration

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Fiscal Year 1968-1969 - Budget Preparation Forms and Information Sheets

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968 - Departmental Research Award Proposals

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Budget Estimates and 1968-1970 Projections

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967-1970 - Work Sheets and Division Budget Estimates

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968-1970 - Memoranda, Instruction Sheets, Miscellaneous Notes (1965-1967)

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968-1972 - Five Year Research Projects

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - First Quarter

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Second Quarter

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Third Quarter

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Fourth Quarter

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Budget Planning

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Budget Justification, FY 1967

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Supplementary Monies

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Unliquidated Obligations

Box 2 of 5

Research Awards, FY 1967

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1967 - Purchase Orders

Box 2 of 5

Plans of Operation, FY 1967

Box 2 of 5

Fiscal Year 1966

Box 2 of 5

1st and 2nd Quarters, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

2nd Quarter, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

4th and 3rd Quarter, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

Vertebrate Zoology Book Allotment, FY 1967

Box 2 of 5

3rd and 4th Quarter Business, FY 1966 Reading Request

Box 2 of 5

Personnel Actions, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

Research Awards Requisitions, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

Plan of Operations, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

Departmental Travel, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

Research Awards, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

Personnel Requirements, FY 1966

Box 2 of 5

Contractual Services, FY 1965

Box 2 of 5

Supplies and Materials, FY 1965

Box 2 of 5

Equipment, FY 1965

Box 2 of 5

Private Funds Requisitions, FY 1965

Box 2 of 5

Travel, 1964-1965, Birds

Box 2 of 5

Travel, 1964, Zoology

Box 2 of 5

Travel, Fishes

Box 2 of 5

Travel, 1964-1965, Mammals

Box 2 of 5

Travel, 1963-1964, Fishes

Box 2 of 5

Travel, 1963-1964, Mammals

Box 2 of 5

Travel, 1963-1964, Birds

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Travel 1962-1963, Birds

Box 3 of 5

Travel 1962-1963, Fishes

Box 3 of 5

Travel 1962-1963, Division of Mammals

Box 3 of 5

Departmental Files, Miscellaneous, 1961-1965

Box 3 of 5

Acting Chairman

Box 3 of 5

Fishes, 1955-1964

Box 3 of 5

Reptiles and Amphibians, 1954-1965

Box 3 of 5

Birds, 1962-1965

Box 3 of 5

Mammals, 1955-1965

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, Facilities and Funding

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, Research Programs

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, Grants and Contracts

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, Research Awards

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, Educational Programs

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, Smithsonian Private Funds

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, History & Organization II

Box 3 of 5

Primate Biology, History & Organization I

Box 3 of 5

Specimen Prep. Lab through 1966

Box 3 of 5

Vertebrate Zoology Reports, FY 1967

Box 3 of 5

Vertebrate Zoology Reports, FY 1966

Box 3 of 5

Vertebrate Zoology Annual Report, FY 1965

Box 3 of 5

Ad Hoc Advisory Committee and Other Department Reports

Box 3 of 5

Fiscal Year 1968, Library

Box 3 of 5

Building Management Division Services, FY 1967-1968

Box 3 of 5

Ad Hoc Advisory Committee Drafts, Development Information (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, Committee Report

Box 3 of 5

Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, Department Report

Box 3 of 5

Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, Correspondence, Travel

Box 3 of 5

Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, Charts

Box 3 of 5

Classification Survey, 1965-1966

Box 3 of 5

Poverty Program Trainees, 1965

Box 3 of 5

Pacific Project - Former Personnel Files

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Retired Personnel, Private Roll - Vertebrate Zoology

Box 4 of 5

Summer Students, 1966-1967

Box 4 of 5

Manuscripts Submitted by Vertebrate Zoology Staff

Box 4 of 5

Staff Abstracts, FY 1968

Box 4 of 5

Vertebrate Zoology Staff Meetings, 1965-1967

Box 4 of 5

George E. Watson, Travel Reports, FY 1963-1966

Box 4 of 5

SI-23, BMD Requests, 1970

Box 4 of 5

Time-Share Computer

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Volunteers, 1970

Box 4 of 5

Chairman's Office - 3370

Box 4 of 5

Division of Fishes - 3372, FY 1971

Box 4 of 5

Division of Reptiles and Amphibians - 3373, FY 1971

Box 4 of 5

Division of Birds, FY 1971

Box 4 of 5

Division of Mammals - 3375

Box 4 of 5

Travel, FY 1971

Box 4 of 5

Miscellaneous

Box 4 of 5

Supplemental Funds ($10,000), FY 1971

Box 4 of 5

Travel, FY 1970

Box 4 of 5

Vertebrate Zoology Records, 1970

Box 4 of 5

Division Files, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Museum Committees and Organizations, General

Box 4 of 5

Personnel

Box 4 of 5

Vertebrate Zoology Reports, FY 1968 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Biological Society of Washington

Box 4 of 5

Terminated or Inactive, Division of Fishes

Box 4 of 5

Terminated or Inactive, Division of Reptiles and Amphibians

Box 4 of 5

Terminated or Inactive, Division of Birds

Box 4 of 5

Terminated or Inactive, Division of Mammals

Box 4 of 5

Ship Operations Committee, News Committee

Box 4 of 5

Ship Observations

Box 4 of 5

BMD Requests, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Exhibits, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Equipment Files, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Research Awards, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Off-Campus Storage, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Foreign Currency, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Terminated or Inactive, Office of the Chairman

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Research Proposals and Facilities, Non-Smithsonian

Box 5 of 5

Brown, Barbara A.

Box 5 of 5

Terminated or Inactive, Specimen Prep. Lab

Box 5 of 5

Divisional Requisitions

Birds, FY 1968

Box 5 of 5

Fishes, FY 1968

Box 5 of 5

Office of the Chairman, FY 1968

Box 5 of 5

Mammals, FY 1968

Box 5 of 5

Reptiles and Amphibians, FY 1968

Box 5 of 5

Specimen Prep. Lab, FY 1968

Box 5 of 5

Requisitions, FY 1968

Box 5 of 5

1969 Budgets (2 folders)

Box 5 of 5

1971 Smithsonian Budget Justification

Box 5 of 5

FY 1970, Budget Planning

Box 5 of 5

FY 1969, Research Budget

Box 5 of 5

FY 1969, Curation Budget

Box 5 of 5

FY 1969 Budget Testimony and Justification

Box 5 of 5

Departmental Research - General

Box 5 of 5