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Record Unit 7260

United States National Museum

Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States National Museum
Title: Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology
Dates: 1871-1951 and undated
Quantity: 8.98 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (3 12x17 boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Record Unit 7260
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of field notes; drawings and sketches; photographs; manuscripts; research notes; and specimen lists relating to invertebrate zoology, especially crustacea. Also included is a small amount of correspondence of Wesley Roswell Coe, 1950-1951, and Harriett Richardson, 1906-1914. Of special interest are photographs of the United States Fish Commission's laboratories at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in the 1880s. The material is arranged alphabetically by individual or subject.

Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of field notes; drawings and sketches; photographs; manuscripts; research notes; and specimen lists relating to invertebrate zoology, especially crustacea. Also included is a small amount of correspondence of Wesley Roswell Coe, 1950-1951, and Harriett Richardson, 1906-1914. Of special interest are photographs of the United States Fish Commission's laboratories at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in the 1880s. The material is arranged alphabetically by individual or subject.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7260, United States National Museum, Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology

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Container List

Box 1

Folders 1-2 Alexander Agassiz. Color drawings of and notes on crustacea collected on the Agassiz-Albatross Expedition, 1904. Also includes letter from Henry Bryant Bigelow to Agassiz, June 16, 1905.

Box 1 of 15

Folder 3 Robert A. Bartlett Greenland Expedition, 1940. Field notes.

Box 1 of 15

Folders 4-5 James E. Benedict. Hermit crab drawings and photographs of the drawings.

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Folder 6 James E. Benedict. Sketch of bottom rake dredge.

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Folder 7 Theodore D. A. Cockerell. "On the present knowledge of the Crustacea, Vermes, Rotifera, Echinodermata, Coelenterata, Spongida, and Protozoa of the island of Jamaica." Handwritten manuscript.

Box 1 of 15

Folder 8 Wesley Roswell Coe. Correspondence, 1950-1951. Correspondents include Martin David Burkenroad, Victor L. Loosanoff, Osgood R. Smith, and Harry J. Turner, Jr.

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Folder 9 Wesley Roswell Coe. Micrura, notes, and color drawings.

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Folder 10 Wesley Roswell Coe. Mya, notes and photographs.

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Folders 11-12 Wesley Roswell Coe. Nemerteans, notes, color drawings, and line drawings.

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Box 1A

Folder 1 Wesley Roswell Coe. Notes and drawings on encystment in Nemerteans.

Box 1A of 15

Folder 2 Wesley Roswell Coe. Petricola, notes and drawings, 1936-1937.

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Box 2

Folder 1 Wesley Roswell Coe. Tetractemura, notes and color drawings.

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Folder 2 Wesley Roswell Coe. Volsella, notes and drawings.

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Folder 3 Wesley Roswell Coe. Carcinoma mutabilis, notes and drawings.

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Folder 4 James Dwight Dana. Bibliography of crustacea collected by the United States Exploring Expedition.

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Box 2A

Folder 1 Dredging apparatus and thermometers, photographs.

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Folder 2 Max M. Ellis. Field notes on crawfish and discoderilled worms collected in Montana, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, and Kansas, 1948-1951. Relates to USNM accession #246901.

Box 2A of 15

Folders 3-4 Expositions. Lists of marine invertebrates exhibited by the United States National Museum.

Box 2A of 15

Box 3

Folders 1-3 Field notebooks, unidentified.

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Folder 4 Steve A. Glassell. Notes on crustacea identified by Mary Jane Rathbun.

Box 3 of 15

Folder 5 Hancock Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935. Specimen lists.

Box 3 of 15

Folder 6 Charles F. Hartt. Catalogue of the Hartt collection of crustacea.

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Folder 7 William Allen Hilton. Notes on Pycnogonid publications.

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Folder 8 K. Ito. Color sketches of Philippine crustacea. Also includes postcard from Henry Bryant Bigelow to Hugh McCormick Smith (June 4, 1912) concerning the sketches.

Box 3 of 15

Folder 9 Johnson-Smithsonian Expedition. Specimen lists.

Box 3 of 15

Folder 10 Dr. Kilt. Prints of drawings of cyclops, 1882. Also includes letter from Zera L. Tanner to Spencer F. Baird (March 12, 1882) concerning Kilt and the drawings.

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Folder 11 William Neale Lockington. Notes on crayfish.

Box 3 of 15

Box 3A

Folder 1 Charles Dwight Marsh. Field notes made by Marsh on the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1912. Also includes letter from John R. Downes to Marsh (February 12, 1912).

Box 3A of 15

Folder 2 Michelbacher Collection. Field notes, Nevada, 1937.

Box 3A of 15

Folder 3 F. S. Morton. Report on foraminifera sent to him from the Albatross dredgings 1896.

Box 3A of 15

Box 4

Folder 1 Museum of Comparative Zoology. Chronology of exchange of marine invertebrates between the MCZ and the United States National Museum.

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Folder 2 Arthur Sperry Pearse. Philippine crab drawing.

Box 4 of 15

Folder 3 Harriett Richardson. Correspondence, 1906-1914. Concerns her work on isopods.

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Folder 4 Harriett Richardson. Isopod drawings.

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Folder 5 Clarence R. Shoemaker. Notebook. Contains notes and drawings on isopods.

Box 4 of 15

Folder 6 Sidney Irving Smith. Field notes, 1872-1876.

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Folder 7 Sidney Irving Smith. Notes and drawings on Brachyura.

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Folder 8 Sidney Irving Smith. Lobster drawings.

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Folder 9 Sidney Irving Smith. Notes and drawings on larval crustacea.

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Folder 10 Sidney Irving Smith. Miscellaneous notes on crustacea.

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Box 5

Folder 1 Sidney Irving Smith. Miscellaneous notes on crustacea.

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Folders 2-7 Miscellaneous specimen lists.

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Folder 8 Robert Edwards Carter Stearns. Drawings of the "Stearns Tank."

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Folder 9 William Stimpson. Material includes photocopies of correspondence from Jean Louis Agassiz, Spencer F. Baird, and J. Gwyn Jeffreys to Stimpson, 1871-1873, concerning the loss of marine invertebrate specimens in the Chicago fire, 1871. Also included is a photocopy of an obituary of Stimpson.

Box 5 of 15

Folder 10 George M. Stoney. "Notes on the collection of marine animals made in Alaska in 1884 by Stoney." Relates to USNM accession #15688.

Box 5 of 15

Box 6

Box 6A

Blueprints and plans of USFC laboratories and hatchery at Woods Hole.

Box 6A of 15

Boxes 7-11

Addison Emery Verrill. Specimen examination sheets used in the transfer of specimens from Verrill to the United States National Museum, 1907.

Boxes 7-11 of 15

Box 12

Folders 1-5 Addison Emery Verrill. Specimen examination sheets used in the transfer of specimens from Verrill to the United States National Museum, 1907.

Box 12 of 15

Folder 6 Stillman Wright. Notes on South American Diaptomids, 1939.

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Box 13

Miscellaneous photographs of crustacea.

Box 13 of 15

Boxes 14-15

Miscellaneous drawings of crustacea. Mostly from publications.

Boxes 14-15 of 15