Agency history, 1965-

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  • Manning, Raymond B (Raymond Brendan) 1934-2000
  • Cressey, Roger F. 1930-
  • Kensley, Brian Frederick
  • Chace, Fenner Albert
  • Kornicker, Louis S. 1919-
  • Bowman, Thomas E
  • Barnard, J. Laurens (Jerry Laurens) 1928-1991
  • Ferrari, Frank D
  • Higgins, Robert P
  • Lemaitre, Rafael
  • Thomas, James Darwin
  • Hart, C. W
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Crustacea
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology
  • Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Marine Invertebrates


Agency History


  • This is an agency history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of the origin, development, and functions of an office or administrative unit to set that unit in its historical context. To find information on record holdings, please double-click the highlighted field "Creator/Author", which will open on a brief view of relevant records.
  • Guide to the Smithsonian Archives
  • Smithsonian Year
  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, "Invertebrate Zoology at the Smithsonian." []. September 2, 1999.
  • The Division of Crustacea was established on July 1, 1965, as a result of an administrative reorganization in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. Prior to that time, the national collection of crustacea was under the care of the Division of Marine Invertebrates.
  • Research staff of the Division of Crustacea have included Fenner Albert Chace, Zoologist Emeritus, 1965-2004; Raymond B. Manning, Curator, Research Zoologist, and Senior Research Zoologist, 1963- ; Louis S. Kornicker, Associate Curator, Curator, and Research Zoologist, 1965- ; Thomas E. Bowman, Associate Curator, Curator, and Emeritus Zoologist, 1965-1994; J. Laurens Barnard, Associate Curator and Curator, 1965-1991; Roger F. Cressey, Associate Curator and Curator, 1965-1990; C. W. Hart, Curator, Research Zoologist, and Zoologist Emeritus, 1979-1997; Robert P. Higgins, Curator, 1984-1992; Frank D. Ferrari, Curator and Research Zoologist, 1992- ; Rafael Lemaitre, Curator and Research Zoologist, 1992- ; and James Darwin Thomas, Research Zoologist, 1993-1998.
  • For a history of the larger creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

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  • 1965
  • 1965-


  • Crustacea
  • Marine invertebrates
  • Invertebrate zoology


Mixed archival materials

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SIA AH00021

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