Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 431
United States National Museum. Department of Biology
Record Books, circa 1901-1944, with related materials from 1894
This record unit consists mostly of record books maintained by the Department of Biology. They include a register of employees of the department, circa 1910-1940; a visitor's book, 1943-1944; a record of manuscripts submitted to the Head Curator of Biology for publication by the United States National Museum (USNM), 1931-1943; a record of requisitions, 1901-1916; and a record of specimens distributed, 1931-1943. Also included are lists, notes, and copies of correspondence concerning USNM marine invertebrate collections in the custody of Addison Emery Verrill of Yale University, circa 1894-1907.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 431, United States National Museum. Department of Biology, Record Books