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Record Unit 7288,  Shantz, Viola Shelly, 1895-1977,  Viola Shelly Shantz Collection, 1961-1962 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Shantz, Viola Shelly, 1895-1977
Title: Viola Shelly Shantz Collection
Dates: 1961-1962 and undated
Quantity: 0.1 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7288
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists primarily of material concerning Schantz's retirement from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service including a citation for distinguished service presented to her by the Department of the Interior, 1962, and letters written to Schantz on her retirement in July 1961. Also included are photographs, including portraits and a group photograph taken at the annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, 1962.

Historical Note

Viola Shelly Shantz (1895-1977) served as a Biological Aide, Biologist, and Systematic Zoologist with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and its predecessor, the Bureau of Biological Survey, from 1918 to 1961. During her career she served as Curator of the North American mammal collection of the Bird and Mammal Laboratories housed in the National Museum of Natural History.

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

This collection consists primarily of material concerning Schantz's retirement from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service including a citation for distinguished service presented to her by the Department of the Interior, 1962, and letters written to Schantz on her retirement in July 1961. Also included are photographs, including portraits and a group photograph taken at the annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, 1962.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7288, Shantz, Viola Shelly, 1895-1977, Viola Shelly Shantz Collection

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Citation for Distinguished Service presented to Viola Shelly Schantz by the Department of Interior, January 1962

Box 1 of 1

Folder 2 Letters written to Viola Shelly Schantz on her retirement from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, July 1961

Box 1 of 1

Folder 3 Photographs, 1962 and undated

Box 1 of 1