Public Inquiries, 1947-1957

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Consists of correspondence (mostly outgoing copies) between the Department of Zoology and the general public, during the tenure of Waldo L. Schmitt, Head Curator, 1947-1957. Most of the correspondence is routine and deals with offers to collect and sell specimens, the identification of specimens, and requests for publications and information.


Schmitt, Waldo L (Waldo Lasalle) 1887-1977


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


  • 1947
  • 1947-1957





Local number

SIA RS00043

Physical description

2.5 cu. ft. processed holdings

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