Divisional Records, 1962-1986

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Consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Birds. Materials include divisional subject files concerning policies, funding, plans of operation, use of collections, loans; and central correspondence and memoranda. Curators represented in these materials include Philip Strong Humphrey, Curator, 1962-1964; Richard L. Zusi, Associate Curator, Curator, and Curator Emeritus, 1964- ; Paul Slud, Associate Curator, 1965-1983; George E. Watson, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1965-1984; and Storrs L. Olson, Associate Curator and Curator, 1975- .


  • Humphrey, Philip S (Philip Strong) 1926-2009
  • Zusi, Richard L (Richard Laurence) 1930-
  • Slud, Paul
  • Watson, George E (George Elder) 1931-
  • Olson, Storrs L
  • United States National Museum


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1962
  • 1962-1986

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Vertebrates
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Vertebrate zoology
  • Ornithology



Local number

SIA RS00055

Physical description

3.5 cu. ft. processed holdings

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