Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 563
Oceanography and Limnology Program (Smithsonian Institution)
For an administrative history of the Oceanography and Limnology Program (OLP), see record unit 273.
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These records document the activities of the Oceanography and Limnology Program (OLP), 1970-1975, and its predecessors, the assistant director for Oceanography, National Museum of Natural History, 1962-1966, and the Office of Oceanography and Limnology, 1966-1970. Most of the records were created by Irvin Eugene Wallen, William Aron, and Robert F. Higgins. They include correspondence, memoranda, budgets, proposals, contracts, reports, and publications primarily concerning OLP's administration of the Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center (SOSC), the Mediterranean Marine Sorting Center (MMSC), and OLP-sponsored research projects.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Wallen, I. E. (Irvin Eugene), 1921-
- Aron, William I.
- Higgins, Robert P.
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Assistant Director for Oceanography
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Oceanography and Limnology
- Smithsonian Oceanographic Sorting Center
- Smithsonian Institution. Mediterranean Marine Sorting Center
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 563, Oceanography and Limnology Program (Smithsonian Institution), Records