Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 419
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These records primarily document the operation of the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (CBCES) under Director J. Kevin Sullivan, 1976-1983. Also included are records created by Sullivan as Assistant Director, 1972-1975, and Acting Director, 1975-1976. A small amount of material created by Directors Kyle R. Barbehenn, 1965-1968, and Francis S. L. Williamson, 1968-1975, is also present.
The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, publications, and related materials documenting the CBCES research and education programs; CBCES relations with environmental organizations, citizen groups, and government agencies concerned with the welfare of the Chesapeake Bay; CBCES activities as a member of the Chesapeake Research Consortium; land use and facilities at CBCES; plans to merge CBCES with the Radiation Biology Laboratory; Sullivan's research on fisheries; and CBCES administration of and research on the Poplar Islands. Also included are copies of the CBCES newsletter, Rhode River Review.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Sullivan, J. Kevin
- Barbehenn, Kyle R.
- Williamson, Francis S. L.
- Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director
- Smithsonian Radiation Biology Laboratory
- Chesapeake Research Consortium
- Rhode River Review (Serial)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 419, Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director, Records