Specimen Records, 1889-2001

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Summary

Consists of examinations and reports, vertebrate fossils identifications, correspondence, and photographs documenting the acquisition, donation, loan and study of Division of Vertebrate Paleontology collections.

Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology

Subject

United States National Museum

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

Chronologic and alphabetic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1889
  • 1889-1957
  • 1889-2001

Topic

  • Paleoontology
  • Vertebrates, Fossil
  • Vertebrate paleontology
  • Museums
  • Paleontology
  • Paleobiology
  • Museums--Collection management

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00253

Physical description

3.5 cu. ft. processed holdings