Divisional Records, 1868-1926

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Consists of administrative records concerning procuring supplies and accepting and sending out specimens. Also contains research notes, photographs and drawings pertaining to reptiles and batrachians. Most correspondence is over the signatures of Leonard Stejneger, Curator, 1889-1943; and Doris M. Cochran, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1927-1968; or Richard G. Paine, an Aid in the Division.


  • Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943
  • Cochran, Doris M (Doris Mable) 1898-1968
  • United States National Museum


Series Level Description


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Organized into subseries: Requisitions of supplies-- Specimen invoices--Division copies of accession memoranda-- Catalog of reptile and amphibian specimens received

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1868
  • 1868-1926


  • Reptiles
  • Vertebrates
  • Animals
  • Vertebrate zoology
  • Amphibians



Local number

SIA RS00089

Physical description

.58 cu. ft. processed holdings

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