Record Books, 1894-1944

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Consists of record books maintained by the Department of Biology, during the tenures of Head Curators Frederick William True, 1897-1911; Leonhard Stejneger, 1911-1943; and Waldo L. Schmitt, 1943-1947. Books include a register of employees, a visitor's book, a record of manuscripts submitted to the Head Curator, and a record of specimens distributed. Also included are lists, notes, and copies of correspondence concerning United States National Museum marine invertebrate collections.


  • Schmitt, Waldo L (Waldo Lasalle) 1887-1977
  • Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943
  • True, Frederick William 1858-1914


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1894
  • 1894-1944





Local number

SIA RS00045

Physical description

1 cu. ft. processed holdings

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