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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-104

American Society of Mammalogists

Records, circa 1958-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Society of Mammalogists
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1958-1995
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 96-104
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists mostly of records documenting Murray L. Johnson's activities as a member and officer of the American Society of Mammalogists (ASM), ca. 1958-1995. Johnson, Curator of Mammals at the Puget Sound Natural History Museum, served as President of ASM, 1970-1971. The records include his files as ASM President; materials concerning ASM annual meetings, including group photographs; records documenting the work of the ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, Committee on Resolutions, and Marine Mammal Committee; and ASM publications. Materials also include biographical files maintained by Johnson on ASM members and other mammalogists and scientists. The biographical files contain some of Johnson's professional correspondence.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of records documenting Murray L. Johnson's activities as a member and officer of the American Society of Mammalogists (ASM), circa 1958-1995. Johnson, Curator of Mammals at the Puget Sound Natural History Museum, served as President of ASM, 1970-1971. The records include his files as ASM President; materials concerning ASM annual meetings, including group photographs; records documenting the work of the ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, Committee on Resolutions, and Marine Mammal Committee; and ASM publications. Materials also include biographical files maintained by Johnson on ASM members and other mammalogists and scientists. The biographical files contain some of Johnson's professional correspondence.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-104, American Society of Mammalogists, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Spilogale, 1973, 1982-1983, 1986

Box 1 of 3

Group photograph, 68th Annual Meeting, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Cancun Meeting, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Symposium of Asian-Pacific Mammalogy, 1988

Box 1 of 3

ASM meetings, Tampa, 1972 & Monterey, 1973

Box 1 of 3

Group photographs, annual meetings, 1981-1982

Box 1 of 3

ASM, Committee on Systematic Collections, 1973

Box 1 of 3

ASM Meeting, Corvallis, 1979

Box 1 of 3

ASM Meeting, Kingston, Rhode Island, 1980

Box 1 of 3

ASM Meeting, New York 1974

Box 1 of 3

ASM Meeting, East Lansing, Michigan, 1977

Box 1 of 3

ASM Meeting, Lubbock, Texas, 1976

Box 1 of 3

Group Photographs, 1972-1975, 1983

Box 1 of 3

ASM Resolution Committee, 1971

Box 1 of 3

ASM Meeting, Vancouver, 1971

Box 1 of 3

ASM Meeting, Missoula, 1975

Box 1 of 3

ASM Advisory Committee for Systematic Resources in Mammalogy, 1974

Box 1 of 3

ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, 1973 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Life Membership Certificate

Box 1 of 3

ASM Resolution Committee, 1974

Box 1 of 3

ASM Conservation Committee, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

ASM Reviews, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 3

ASM Resolutions Committee, 1970-1972

Box 1 of 3

ASM Resolutions Committee, 1973

Box 1 of 3

ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, 1976

Box 1 of 3

ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, 1975 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

ASM Meeting, Tacoma, 1960

Box 2 of 3

Misc loose materials from Annual Meetings, 1968-1970

Box 2 of 3

ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, 1976

Box 2 of 3

ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, 1978

Box 2 of 3

Information retrieval (mammal) collections, 1978

Box 2 of 3

Credentials Committee Meeting, 1976

Box 2 of 3

ASM Conservation Committee, Annual Reports, 1958-1970

Box 2 of 3

ASM, miscellany, 1961-1970

Box 2 of 3

ASM, 1960-1966

Box 2 of 3

ASM Meeting, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1968

Box 2 of 3

ASM Meeting, Albuquerque, 1984

Box 2 of 3

ASM, IUBS, ITC, 1983

Box 2 of 3

ASM, 1988

Box 2 of 3

ASM Marine Mammal Committee, 1977-1992

Box 2 of 3

ASM Board of Trustees, 1991-1995

Box 2 of 3

ASM Committee on Systematic Collections, 1972-1988

Box 2 of 3

AMNH Inspection, 1978

Box 2 of 3

Federal Agency - Food and Drug Administration

Box 2 of 3

Federal Agency - Environmental Protection Agency

Box 2 of 3

Federal Agency - US Fish and Wildlife Service

Box 2 of 3

Federal Agency - Biological Survey (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Federal Agency - US National Museum

Box 2 of 3

Federal Agency - Office of Naval Research

Box 2 of 3

Biographical Files, A-D

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Biographical files, D-Y

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous Scientists (Holistic)

Box 3 of 3

Assn. Systematic Collections

Box 3 of 3

Einstein, Albert

Box 3 of 3

Erlich, Paul

Box 3 of 3

Goodman, Morris (letters, reprints)

Box 3 of 3

General science and natural history (biographical; not PNW-related)

Box 3 of 3

Natural history people

Box 3 of 3

ASM-1979-Corvallis paper: Microtus - Thomomys

Box 3 of 3

Outdoor people - Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

Field methods, ASM procedures

Box 3 of 3