Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 270
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Herbert Friedmann retired as curator in 1960, as did Herbert Girton Deignan in 1961. Other curators represented in this material include Philip S. Humphrey, curator, 1962-1964; George E. Watson, assistant curator, 1963, associate curator, 1964, and curator, 1965-1968 and 1973- ; Richard L. Zusi, associate curator, 1964-1967, and curator, 1968- ; and Paul Slud, associate curator, 1965- .
This record unit consists of the official correspondence of the Division with the public and with ornithologists from museums and universities throughout the world. Topics include exchange of specimens, research projects, and scientific publications.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987
- Deignan, H. G. (Herbert Girton), 1906-1968
- Humphrey, Philip S. (Philip Strong), 1926-2009
- Watson, George E. (George Elder), 1931-
- Zusi, Richard L. (Richard Laurence), 1930-
- Slud, Paul
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 270, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds, Correspondence