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Accession 00-084

National Museum of Natural History. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology

Curatorial Records, 1946-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1946-1998
Quantity: 8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 00-084
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of curatorial records created by Nicholas Hotton, Associate Curator, Curator, and Curator Emeritus, 1959-1998. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; research notes, illustrations, proposals, and grants; exhibition files and floor plans; photographs and slides of specimens; lectures; and professional activity files.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of curatorial records created by Nicholas Hotton, Associate Curator, Curator, and Curator Emeritus, 1959-1998. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; research notes, illustrations, proposals, and grants; exhibition files and floor plans; photographs and slides of specimens; lectures; and professional activity files.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-084, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, 1983-1998 (6 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Kysar, Derrick, 1993-1994

Box 1 of 8

Immediate, 1994

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence, 1961-1996 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Acknowledgments, 1970

Box 1 of 8

Mauchchunkia Correspondence, 1970-1979

Box 1 of 8

Greer Correspondence, 1968-1969

Box 1 of 8

Special Correspondence, 1979-1980

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence, professional, collections, 1979-1986

Box 1 of 8

Research, 1964-1984

Box 1 of 8

Systematics Collections, 1968-1980

Box 1 of 8

Yochelson-Helms-Iran, 1973-1974

Box 1 of 8

Mamay-Zidek; Penna-Perm Boundary, 1973

Box 1 of 8

Commerical Sources, Foreign, 1964-1973

Box 1 of 8

Honduras Dinosaur - Gregory S. Horne, 1971

Box 1 of 8

Harebell and St. Mary's, 1967-1969

Box 1 of 8

Turkish Dinosaur, 1964-1970

Box 1 of 8

Egg-Mesa Verde, 1968

Box 1 of 8

International Biological Program - Subcommittee on Systematics and Biogeography, 1967

Box 1 of 8

AGI Advisory Board, 1965

Box 1 of 8

Madsen-Correspondence re: Allosaurus mss and C-L Collection, 1974

Box 1 of 8

Dinosaur Egg-Unrug, 1972-1974

Box 1 of 8

Biggest Dinosaur (J. J. vs. R. R.), 1974

Box 1 of 8

Helms, Cynthia, 1974

Box 1 of 8

Cretaceous Fish, Brazil-Landau, Swaebe, 1970-1979

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 8

Creationism, 1987

Box 1 of 8

Collaboratorships, 1980

Box 1 of 8

Gripe Memos, 1967-1981

Box 1 of 8

Allison, Edith B., 1984-1985

Box 1 of 8

Attenborough, 1987

Box 1 of 8

Stratford Hall crocodile, 1981

Box 1 of 8

Space Opera, 1981

Box 1 of 8

Bartels, William S., 1985

Box 1 of 8

Chatterjee, Sankar, 1977-1978

Box 1 of 8

Correia, R. F., 1980-1985

Box 1 of 8

Czerkas, Stephen, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 8

Dalzell, Bonnie, 1968-1981

Box 1 of 8

Leads and Suggestions, 1960-1976

Box 1 of 8

Problems, Potential and Pending; Ideas, 1968-1985

Box 1 of 8

Material for Restoration; Therapsid and Other, 1987

Box 1 of 8

Malan, B. D., Monuments Commission, 1964-1969

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Reports of Old Field Trips, 1959-1964

Box 2 of 8

China and/or Russia, 1974-1978

Box 2 of 8

Trimerorhachoid Problem - Baird, 1966

Box 2 of 8

Recapit, Denver, 1976

Box 2 of 8

Diplocaulus - Stamford, Texas, 1963

Box 2 of 8

Dinosaurs - Pyramid, 1972

Box 2 of 8

New Ideas (Post-September 1978, h-b Dinosaurs, 1979)

Box 2 of 8

Texas Field Work, 1976 - Correspondence

Box 2 of 8

Bakker's Sauropod, 1989

Box 2 of 8

Popo Agie, 1981

Box 2 of 8

Dinosaur National Monument, 1981-1983

Box 2 of 8

Field Work, 1960-1979

Box 2 of 8

Miscellany, 1961-1973

Box 2 of 8

Publications, 1959

Box 2 of 8

Smithsonian Research Award, 1946-1970

Box 2 of 8

Smithsonian Research Fund - Immediate, 1971-1973

Box 2 of 8

Dinosaur Society, 1992

Box 2 of 8

Governor's (Maryland) Advisory Committee on Promoting Paleontology, 1992

Box 2 of 8

Dinosaur Hooraw, 1989

Box 2 of 8

Fruita Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado, 1977

Box 2 of 8

Current Exhibit Projects (Minor), 1975-1976

Box 2 of 8

Identifications and Other Reports, 1959-1979

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Anomodonts; Foreign Museums, 1965

Box 3 of 8

Research Notes, undated (2 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Current Correspondence, 1990-1991

Box 3 of 8

Digital Dinosaur, 1991

Box 3 of 8

Correspondence, 1989-1993

Box 3 of 8

Texas Correspondence, 1986-1990

Box 3 of 8

Texas Research, 1987-1990

Box 3 of 8

Maryland Governor's Advisory Committee on Promoting Paleontology, 1992-1993 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Exhibits, Current Activities, 1992

Box 3 of 8

Reorganization, Restructuring, etc., 1990-1991

Box 3 of 8

Great Dinosaur Caper, 1992

Box 3 of 8

Grants, 1966-1977

Box 3 of 8

Karroo Research; Grant Instruments and Correspondence, 1966-1968

Box 3 of 8

Potential and Actual Research Projects, undated

Box 3 of 8

Current Paper Trail, 1991-1996

Box 3 of 8

Russian Trip and Other Olson, 1990

Box 3 of 8

Miscellaneous, Need Follow-up, 1991

Box 3 of 8

Maryland Clay Products, 1992

Box 3 of 8

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Politics, 1992-1993

Box 3 of 8

Current Texas Correspondence, 1991-1992

Box 3 of 8

Research Notes, undated

Box 3 of 8

Exhibition Materials, 1990

Box 3 of 8

Department of Interior Recognition, 1994

Box 3 of 8

Slides, undated

Box 3 of 8

Scholarly Studies Research, 1987-1992 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 8

Research Funding and Proposals, 1989-1993

Box 3 of 8

Zewiskie Proposal and Results of Short Term Visit, 1980-1981

Box 3 of 8

Kentucky Footprints, 1981-1986

Box 3 of 8

Dunkard Fauna, Belpre, Ohio, 1965-1966

Box 3 of 8

History and Antecedents of Therapsids, 1978

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Egg File, 1975

Box 4 of 8

Jurassic Diorama, 1965

Box 4 of 8

Acroplous and Eobrachyops, 1966-1985

Box 4 of 8

Brinkman, 1981-1982

Box 4 of 8

Possible Texas Collaboration, 1980

Box 4 of 8

Texas Research, 1980

Box 4 of 8

Eagar, Michael, 1980-1988

Box 4 of 8

Correspondence re: Sample (Mostly Decapods), 1984-1989

Box 4 of 8

Edops Skull, 1970

Box 4 of 8

General Correspondence, 1989-1991

Box 4 of 8

Research Notes, undated (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Nevada Research, 1991-1993

Box 4 of 8

Correspondence: Sherri DeFauw and Edwin Colbert, 1974-1991

Box 4 of 8

Research Notes, 1969 and undated (3 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Lectures, undated

Box 4 of 8

Brain and Behavior Symposium, 1971

Box 4 of 8

Follow Up, 1969-1971

Box 4 of 8

Jerry Paul MacDonald, 1988-1991 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Las Cruces Trackways Project, Current Activity, 1992

Box 4 of 8

Jerry Paul MacDonald, 1988-1991 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Trackways Project, 1991-1993 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Slides, Buffalo Mt., Nevada and Cloverly Farm, Wyoming, 1993

Box 4 of 8

Trackways Project, 1994 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Subcontract to New Mexico Museum - Working Stack, 1993

Box 4 of 8

Jerry Paul MacDonald, 1987-1988

Box 4 of 8

Correspondence, 1964-1996

Box 4 of 8

Karroo Research; Correspondence, General, 1964-1965

Box 4 of 8

Department Colloquium, 1991

Box 4 of 8

Papers and Notes, 1988

Box 4 of 8

Research Notes, undated

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Trackways Reports, 1994

Box 5 of 8

Research Notes, 1987

Box 5 of 8

Kentucky Trackways, undated

Box 5 of 8

Herbivory Notes and Worksheets, 1989-1992 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Texas Research Report, 1960

Box 5 of 8

Texas Research, 1991

Box 5 of 8

South Africa Correspondence, 1970-1989 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence, 1982-1986

Box 5 of 8

Fish Quarry Correspondence, 1985

Box 5 of 8

Antarctic Service Medal, 1983

Box 5 of 8

Synopdsid Talk, 1986

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence, 1987-1993

Box 5 of 8

Paleo Hall, 1987-1989 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Files, 1985-1991 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Outer Mongolia, 1989

Box 5 of 8

Follow Up Correspondence, 1986-1988

Box 5 of 8

Slide Talks, undated

Box 5 of 8

Follow Up Correspondence, 1980-1996 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Dong, 1985-1986

Box 5 of 8

Slide Lecture, undated

Box 5 of 8

Notes, undated

Box 5 of 8

SEM Session 8, 1980

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

SEM Session 5, 1980

Box 6 of 8

SEM Session 6, 1980

Box 6 of 8

SEM Session 7, 1980

Box 6 of 8

SEM Session 1, 1980

Box 6 of 8

SEM Session 4, 1980

Box 6 of 8

SEM Session 3, 1980

Box 6 of 8

SEM Session 2, 1980

Box 6 of 8

SEMs, 1981

Box 6 of 8

Research Notes and Correspondence (Mostly Texas), 1991

Box 6 of 8

Symposia and CV, 1992-1993

Box 6 of 8

Research Notes, 1981-1991 and undated (3 folders)

Box 6 of 8

South African Permian Environments, 1993

Box 6 of 8

PAEC Attachments, 1992

Box 6 of 8

Pending Projects, 1992-1998

Box 6 of 8

Material for Miscellaneous Projects, 1993-1994

Box 6 of 8

Miscellaneous Research, Including Decapods, 1988

Box 6 of 8

Current Notes of Herbivory and Decapods, 1993

Box 6 of 8

Footprints, undated

Box 6 of 8

Correspondence - Current Dicynodont, 1971-1979

Box 6 of 8

Cluver, 1971-1978

Box 6 of 8

Research Notes, undated

Box 6 of 8

de Camp, 1965-1981

Box 6 of 8

Farlow, J. O., 1983-1985

Box 6 of 8

Giffin, 1975

Box 6 of 8

Glut, 1993

Box 6 of 8

Harrison, 1981-1983

Box 6 of 8

Hindman, 1984-1985

Box 6 of 8

Kirkpatric, 1978

Box 6 of 8

Peter Kranz, 1987-1990 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Lawton, 1983

Box 6 of 8

Lessem, 1989-1991

Box 6 of 8

Lockwood, Rowan, 1988-1992

Box 6 of 8

Mamay, 1997

Box 6 of 8

McAllister, 1987

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

McShea, Dan, 1989

Box 7 of 8

Norman, David B., 1980-1981

Box 7 of 8

Padian, 1981-1985

Box 7 of 8

Roe, 1990-1991

Box 7 of 8

Roth, 1976

Box 7 of 8

Schultze, 1982

Box 7 of 8

Sovak, 1985

Box 7 of 8

Sues, 1985-1987

Box 7 of 8

Swain, 1985

Box 7 of 8

R. Weems, 1974-1976

Box 7 of 8

Zawiskie, J. M., 1979

Box 7 of 8

Baird, 1969

Box 7 of 8

Barry, T. H., 1972-1973

Box 7 of 8

Director, BPI, 1976

Box 7 of 8

BPI (Except Kitching), 1968-1972

Box 7 of 8

Clack, 1983-1985

Box 7 of 8

Colbert, 1971-1987

Box 7 of 8

Cox, 1958-1968

Box 7 of 8

Crompton, 1965

Box 7 of 8

DeFauw, 1980-1985

Box 7 of 8

Jensen, 1965-1975

Box 7 of 8

Kitching, 1967-1969

Box 7 of 8

Komarek, 1977

Box 7 of 8

Laerm, J., 1972-1975

Box 7 of 8

Langston, 1962-1971

Box 7 of 8

Lanier, 1968-1969

Box 7 of 8

Lewis, G. E., 1971-1978

Box 7 of 8

Madsen, 1975-1976

Box 7 of 8

McLaughlin, J. C., 1975-1979

Box 7 of 8

Olson, E. C., 196-1987

Box 7 of 8

Ostrom, 1975-1977

Box 7 of 8

Other Correspondence re: Synapsids, 1978

Box 7 of 8

Panchen, 1971-1972

Box 7 of 8

Reed, 1981

Box 7 of 8

de Ricqles, 1977-1979

Box 7 of 8

Romer, Ruth, 1978

Box 7 of 8

Romer, 1969-1971

Box 7 of 8

Tim Rowe, 1975-1983

Box 7 of 8

Russell, Dale, 1969

Box 7 of 8

Salkin, 1969-1970

Box 7 of 8

Siegel, 1997

Box 7 of 8

Weems, 1967-1968

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence, Professional Info, 1967-1981

Box 7 of 8

Exhibits (Correspondence), 1959-1966

Box 7 of 8

Exhibit Miscellany, 1962 and undated (2 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Correspondence, 1963-1969

Box 7 of 8

Photographs, undated (2 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Mauchchunkia Photographs, undated

Box 7 of 8

Photographs, 1961-1980

Box 7 of 8

Vertebrate Problems/Continental Drift, 1971

Box 7 of 8

Pictorial History of Vertebrates (Planned for "Dinosaurs" but not used), undated

Box 7 of 8

Public Lectures, etc., 1962-1974

Box 7 of 8

Exams and Papers by George Washington University Students, 1967-1969

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

George Washington University - Old Administration, 1965-1971

Box 8 of 8

George Washington University Lecture Records, 1966-1981

Box 8 of 8

George Washington University - Current Administration, 1973-1981

Box 8 of 8

Paleo Course and Other George Washington University Stuff, 1966-1980

Box 8 of 8

Igor, University of Chicago Geological Newsletter and Other Miscellany,

Box 8 of 8

1955-1959

Box 8 of 8

Lectures, 1981

Box 8 of 8

South Africa - Correspondence and Miscellaneous Info, 1960-1964

Box 8 of 8

South Africa - Goods and Services, 1962-1968

Box 8 of 8

JWK and Other Special Projects, 1962

Box 8 of 8

Various Expositions, undated

Box 8 of 8

South Africa, undated

Box 8 of 8

South Africa (Grant), 1960-1963

Box 8 of 8

South Africa (Travel), 1962-1963

Box 8 of 8

Exhibits (Planning), 1959-1964

Box 8 of 8

Exhibits - Formal Scripts, 1962-1966

Box 8 of 8