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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 00-131

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany

Flora North America Project Records, 1967-1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Title: Flora North America Project Records
Dates: 1967-1983
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 00-131
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of correspondence and grant proposals pertaining to the Flora North America (FNA) Project. FNA was a project to create a computerized data bank of information about the vascular plants of North America north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science Foundation, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. Funding for the Project ended in 1972. These records were created and maintained by Stanwyn G. Shetler, Program Secretary, 1967-1971; and Program Director, 1972.

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This accession consists of correspondence and grant proposals pertaining to the Flora North America (FNA) Project. FNA was a project to create a computerized data bank of information about the vascular plants of North America north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science Foundation, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. Funding for the Project ended in 1972. These records were created and maintained by Stanwyn G. Shetler, Program Secretary, 1967-1971; and Program Director, 1972.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-131, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Flora North America Project Records

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Container List

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Chronological Files, February 1967-December 1973, January 1979-September 1983

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OSIS Proposal, 1971

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FNA and Audubon Society, 1974-1976

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Contributors, 1973

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Correspondence, 1972-1973

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Report Distribution, 1973

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Botanical Type Specimen Register, FNA Report #76, Part 2, July 1974

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