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
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Humphrey, Philip S. (Philip Strong), 1926-2009
- Watson, George E. (George Elder), 1931-
- United States National Museum. Department of Zoology
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 136, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Departmental Records