Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Society for Marine Mammalogy
Editorial Files, 1984-1995
The Society for Marine Mammalogy (SMM) was founded in 1981. It began publishing a quarterly journal, Marine Mammal Science (MMS), in 1984. This accession consists of various files maintained by SMM Editors Joseph R. Geraci and Douglas Wartzok, 1984-1995. Included are files pertaining to manuscripts submitted for publication in MMS; correspondence and financial records of the Editor's office; correspondence, drafts, proofs, and related materials concerning the SMM publication The Bowhead Whale; proofs of MMS volumes 7-11; and MMS datasheets.
Records pertaining to the evaluation of manuscripts submitted to the journal of the Society, "Marine Mammal Science," which are less than 30 years old shall be available only to the current Editor and past editors of the journal. The latter may have access only to records generated during their term of office. Otherwise, records will be made available only with the permission of the President. This restriction applies to records in boxes 1-17 of this accession. Transferring office; 7/29/1994 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Geraci, Joseph R.
- Wartzok, Douglas
- Marine mammal science (Serial)
- The Bowhead Whale (Monograph : 1993)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-062, Society for Marine Mammalogy, Editorial Files