Sumner Institute in Systematics Records, 1970-1971

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Consists of records documenting a series of teaching conferences in systematic biology, primarily for senior post-doctoral academicians and research scientists in biology, in order to familiarize participants with modern practices, problems, solutions, and techniques in systematics. These records were created and maintained by Richard S. Cowan. Materials include reports and articles, funding records, lectures, participant files, and photographs.


  • Cowan, Richard S. 1921-1997
  • Sumner Institute in Systematics


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1970
  • 1970-1971


  • Natural history museums
  • Biology


  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS00008

Physical description

2.75 cu. ft. processed holdings

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