Professional Society Records, 1969-1982

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the role of the National Museum of Natural History in the organization and programs of the Association of Systematics Collections, and relations with the American Institute of Biological Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, during the tenures of Directors Richard S. Cowan, 1966-1973; Porter M. Kier, 1973-1979; James F. Mello, Acting Director, 1979; Richard S. Fiske, 1980-1985. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting materials, constitution and bylaws, and publications.

Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of the Director

Subject

  • Cowan, Richard S. 1921-1997
  • Kier, Porter M
  • Mello, James F. 1936-
  • Fiske, Richard S
  • Association of Systematics Collections
  • American Institute of Biological Sciences
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1969
  • 1969-1982

Topic

Natural history museums

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Books

Local number

SIA RS00010

Physical description

2 cu. ft. processed holdings