Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7428
Erdman, Donald S.
Donald S. Erdman Papers, 1948
Donald S. Erdman served as a Scientific Aid in the Division of Fishes, United States National Museum (USNM), from 1947 to 1950. In 1948, Erdman participated in a fisheries survey of the Persian Gulf and Red Sea under the auspices of the Arabian American Oil Company, on which he collected nearly 5,000 fishes for the USNM.
These papers document Erdman's field work in the Persian Gulf and Red Sea and include a journal and account book; notes, lists, and collection data; and color photographs, slides, and negatives.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Account books
- Field notes
- Color transparencies
- Color photographs
- Color negatives
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7428, Donald S. Erdman Papers