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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7163

Vivarium Society

Records, 1925-1930

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at
Creator: Vivarium Society
Title: Records
Dates: 1925-1930
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7163
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

The Vivarium Society was founded in 1925 by a group of Washington area naturalists who were actively interested in the study of natural history in the field, and in the maintenance of vivariums for scientific observations on living specimens. Activities centered around field trips and monthly meetings at which members or guests reported on their recent research.

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Descriptive Entry

This record unit consists of the Constitution of the Vivarium Society; minutes of meetings; correspondence; newspaper clippings; membership lists; and photographs.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7163, Vivarium Society, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Constitution of the Vivarium Society and Minutes of Meetings, 1925-1930

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Folder 2 Correspondence, 1927-1930

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Folder 3 Newspaper Clippings, 1927

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Folder 4 Membership Lists, 1920s

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Folder 5 Photographs, unidentified

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