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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

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum. Department of Biology
Title: Record Books
Dates: circa 1901-1944, with related materials from 1894
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Record Unit 431
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

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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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 431, United States National Museum. Department of Biology, Record Books

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Container List

Box 1

Register of Employees

Box 1 of 1

Visitor's Book

Box 1 of 1

Record of Manuscripts Submitted to Head Curator of Biology for USNM - Publications March 1, 1931-June 11, 1936, Volume I

Box 1 of 1

Record of Manuscripts Submitted to Head Curator of Biology for USNM - Publications August 6, 1936-December 14, 1940, Volume II

Box 1 of 1

Record of Manuscripts Submitted to Head Curator of Biology for USNM - Publications January 7, 1941-January 25, 1943, Volume III

Box 1 of 1

Requisitions - Inside Services, Special Services, Outside Supplies

Box 1 of 1

Requisitions - Specimens, Books

Box 1 of 1

Requisitions - Inside Services and Supplies, Outside Services and Supplies, Contingent and Special Services

Box 1 of 1

Specimens - November 25, 1931-May 9, 1935

Box 1 of 1

Specimens - May 9, 1935-December 30, 1938

Box 1 of 1

Specimens - January 5, 1939-July 23, 1941

Box 1 of 1

Specimens - December 13, 1943-June 23, 1944

Box 1 of 1

Verrill Specimens (4 folders)

Box 1 of 1