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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7406

Schrammen, Anton

Anton Schrammen Collection, 1919-1920

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Schrammen, Anton
Title: Anton Schrammen Collection
Dates: 1919-1920
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7406
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of a catalog of Schrammen's collection of fossil sponges and correspondence and copies of correspondence documenting his attempt to sell the specimens to the USNM. The catalog and some of the correspondence written in German.

Historical Note

Anton Schrammen (1869-?) was a German paleontologist. He unsuccessfully attempted to sell a collection of fossil sponges to the United States National Museum (USNM) in 1919.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of a catalog of Schrammen's collection of fossil sponges and correspondence and copies of correspondence documenting his attempt to sell the specimens to the USNM. The catalog and some of the correspondence written in German.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7406, Anton Schrammen Collection

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Container List

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Folder 1 "Catalogue of the Collection of Fossil Sponges"

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Folder 2 Correspondence and copies of correspondence regarding Schrammen's attempt to sell his collection of fossil sponges to the United States National Museum, 1919-1920

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