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Accession 85-094,  Watson, George E, (George Elder), 1931-,  George E. Watson Papers, 1950s-1980s

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Watson, George E, (George Elder), 1931-
Title: George E. Watson Papers
Dates: 1950s-1980s
Quantity: 17.53 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 3x5 box) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection: Accession 85-094
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accesion consists of materials documenting the professional career of George E. Watson. Materials include records concerning his work as Curator, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds; his ornithological research; and his professional activities.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials documenting the professional career of George E. Watson. Included are records concerning his work as Curator, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds; his ornithological research; and his professional activities.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-094, Watson, George E, (George Elder), 1931-, George E. Watson Papers

Container List

Box 1

Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Project (POBSP) Files

Box 1 of 19

Tierra del Fuego (Birds of Isla Grande)

Box 1 of 19

POBSP Data Books (List)

Box 1 of 19

POBSP Annual Report, 1969

Box 1 of 19

MAC Report, June 1969

Box 1 of 19

Atoll Research Bulletin No. 115, 1966

Box 1 of 19

POBSP Annual Report, 1968

Box 1 of 19

Biological Survey of Baker Island, March 1963-May 1965

Box 1 of 19

Preliminary Reports

Box 1 of 19

Correspondence and Clippings, 1968-1975

Box 1 of 19

POBSP, 1967-1982

Box 1 of 19

POBSP Fund 7273

Box 1 of 19

Pacific Project Correspondence with Humphrey

Box 1 of 19

Pacific Project Grant Papers

Box 1 of 19

Pacific Project Personnel

Box 1 of 19

Pacific Project Smithsonian Year

Box 1 of 19

Pacific Project Field Reports

Box 1 of 19

Tropical Pacific

Box 1 of 19

Tropical Pacific Correspondence, 1965-1968

Box 1 of 19

Tropical Pacific Distribution

Box 1 of 19

Bibliography

Box 1 of 19

Pacific Project Equipment

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence A

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence B (including Backhurst, G.C.)

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence C

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence D (including Safriel, U.N.)

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence E

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence F

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence G

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence H

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence I

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence J

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence K

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence Mc (including McClure, H. Elliott)

Box 1 of 19

General Correspondence M (including Mendelssohn, H.)

Box 1 of 19

Box 2

General Correspondence N (including Neophytou, Paul & Noble, Dennis)

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence O

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence P (including Pough, Richard)

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence Q

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence R

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence S (including Schmertz, Kennedy)

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence T

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence U

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence V

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence W

Box 2 of 19

General Correspondence X-Y-Z

Box 2 of 19

Travel

Box 2 of 19

Seymour Travel

Box 2 of 19

Thonglongya Travel

Box 2 of 19

Watson Correspondence, A-Z

Box 2 of 19

WEBSEC, 1970-1971

Box 2 of 19

Chukchi Sea Expedition

Box 2 of 19

WEBSEC 1972 Flock

Box 2 of 19

IDOE II PIME (Pollutants in Marine Environment)

Box 2 of 19

IDOE (International Decade of Ocean Exploration)

Box 2 of 19

Progress Reports Abstracts Office of Naval Research, 1974-1977 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 19

Technical and Progress Reports

Box 2 of 19

Final Report Ectoparasites and Vertebrates of Ethiopia

Box 2 of 19

Box 3

Technical Procedures

Box 3 of 19

Mammal Specimen Lists Ethiopian Vertebrate Survey (EVS)

Box 3 of 19

Ethiopian Birds

Box 3 of 19

Convention of the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

Box 3 of 19

Convention on Migratory Species (3 folders)

Box 3 of 19

List of Endangered Species

Box 3 of 19

Index to Federal Wildlife Regulations

Box 3 of 19

Migratory Convention Notes

Box 3 of 19

Wildlife Legislation/Regulations (2 folders)

Box 3 of 19

Convention on Trade in Endangered Species

Box 3 of 19

Final Environmental Impact Study for a Possible Regime for Conservation of Antarctic Living Marine Resources

Box 3 of 19

Draft Environmental Impact Study for a Possible Regime for Conservation of Antarctic Living Marine Resources

Box 3 of 19

Box 4

Wildlife Legislation/Regulations

Box 4 of 19

Endangered Species Meetings (8 folders)

Box 4 of 19

Ecological Relationships Between Arboviruses Ectoparasites and Vertebrates in Ethiopia

Box 4 of 19

Box 5

Sociological and Ectoparasite Survey of Migratory Birds in Northeast Africa (2 folders)

Box 5 of 19

Proposals

Box 5 of 19

Foreign Currency Program Instructions for Preparing Financial Report

Box 5 of 19

State Department Regulations for Overseas Personnel

Box 5 of 19

Foreign Currency Administrative Instructions

Box 5 of 19

Palearctic Migratory Survey Financial Statement, 1966-1971 (4 folders)

Box 5 of 19

Palearctic Migratory Survey (PMS) Israel (2 folders)

Box 5 of 19

Box 6

Palearctic Migratory Survey (PMS) Israel (6 folders)

Box 6 of 19

Cyprus Financial Report

Box 6 of 19

Uganda Financial Report

Box 6 of 19

India

Box 6 of 19

Foreign Currency

Box 6 of 19

Annual Narratives and PMS India

Box 6 of 19

Indian File Salim Ali (Bombay)

Box 6 of 19

Palearctic Migratory Survey (PMS) India (2 folders)

Box 6 of 19

Indian Bird Banding

Box 6 of 19

Palearctic Migratory Survey (PMS) India

Box 6 of 19

POBSP Prospectus

Box 6 of 19

Personnel Biographic Information

Box 6 of 19

PMS Grant

Box 6 of 19

PMS SF3-00096

Box 6 of 19

Serological and Ectoparasite Study of Migratory Birds

Box 6 of 19

Foreign Currencies Instructions to Travelers

Box 6 of 19

PMS Budget, 1970-1971

Box 6 of 19

PMS Property

Box 6 of 19

Truck Information

Box 6 of 19

PMS Photographs

Box 6 of 19

U.S. Embassy, Cairo

Box 6 of 19

NAMRU-3

Box 6 of 19

Box 7

PMS Financial Statements, 1971-1974 (2 folders

Box 7 of 19

PMS Sherif Tewfik, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

PMS Makram Kaiser, 1970-1973

Box 7 of 19

PMS Harry Hoogstraal, 1969-1975 (3 folders)

Box 7 of 19

PMS Robert Shope YARU

Box 7 of 19

Mr. Short Smithsonian Research Foundation

Box 7 of 19

PMS Captain Sparks, Commanding Officer NAMRU-3 (Naval Medical Research Unit)

Box 7 of 19

PMS Jack Schmidt Ethiopia NAMRU

Box 7 of 19

PMS Letters from Tewfik to LeConte

Box 7 of 19

Sharif Tewfik, 1970-1975

Box 7 of 19

Lassa Fever

Box 7 of 19

PMS List of Plumages Present in Shipment of Ploceids, 1972

Box 7 of 19

PMS List of Identifications-Reptiles and Amphibians, 1972

Box 7 of 19

PMS Egypt: Bands Listed in KOH Manuscript of Recoveries

Box 7 of 19

Beaufort Sea Symposium

Box 7 of 19

Chukchi, 1974

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC (Western Beaufort Sea Ecological Cruise) Personnel

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC, 1972

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC, 1972-1973 Proposal

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC, 1972-1973 Budget

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Photographs

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC George Divoky, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC General Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Andrew Carey, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Esso/Humble, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Travel Vouchers, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Requisitions, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

First North American Record of Little Bunting in East Chukchi Sea

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Abstract for Symposium, December 1972 (George Divoky)

Box 7 of 19

Baseline for Beaufort

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Abstract on Marine Birds in the Beaufort Sea

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Manuscript The Breeding of the Black Guillemot in Northern Africa

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Black Guillemot Paper, 1972

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Preliminary Report on Pelagic Bird and Mammal Observations, 1972

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Printout Data, 1972

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Proposal, 1972

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Cruise, 1971

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC General Correspondence

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Travel Vouchers

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC USCG Glacier OPS Report, 1971

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Esso

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC George Divoky

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Agenda for Planning Conference, 1972-1973

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Benthic Animal Community Collections Progress Report

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Pelagic Birds and Mammals Observations Progress Report

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Pelagic Birds and Mammals Plan of Research

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Cruise Specifications

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Checklist of Birds

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Reprint "Kiss the North Pole Good-by?"

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Bibliography

Box 7 of 19

WEBSEC Equipment

Box 7 of 19

Exxon, 1973

Box 7 of 19

Annual Report, 1974

Box 7 of 19

Stock Catalog

Box 7 of 19

Office Memoranda

Box 7 of 19

Reference Information

Box 7 of 19

Office Equipment

Box 7 of 19

Lecture Notes

Box 7 of 19

Box 8

Watson Research Projects

Box 8 of 19

Personnel

Box 8 of 19

John Ash Reprints

Box 8 of 19

EVS Arthur J. Emery

Box 8 of 19

EVS Reprints of John S. Ash

Box 8 of 19

Status Computer Files on Birds

Box 8 of 19

Smithsonian "Careers" Pamphlets

Box 8 of 19

Cairo Personnel (includes photographs)

Box 8 of 19

Sherif Tewfik

Box 8 of 19

Volunteers

Box 8 of 19

Artists Services

Box 8 of 19

Specimen Accession and Distribution

Box 8 of 19

Photographic and Computer Services

Box 8 of 19

Shipping Invoices

Box 8 of 19

Foreign Currency Reports

Box 8 of 19

Purchase Orders and Requisitions, FY 1973

Box 8 of 19

Bacon Requisitions, 1971-1972

Box 8 of 19

Purchase Orders

Box 8 of 19

Travel

Box 8 of 19

Watson Travel

Box 8 of 19

Annual Reports

Box 8 of 19

Box 9

Annual Reports

Box 9 of 19

Ethiopian Vertebrate Survey (EVS)

Box 9 of 19

EVS Budget

Box 9 of 19

EVS

Box 9 of 19

EVS Annual Reports

Box 9 of 19

PIME Fund Benchmark Pollutant Level

Box 9 of 19

EVS Personnel

Box 9 of 19

EVS Financial (2 folders)

Box 9 of 19

EVS Contracts

Box 9 of 19

EVS Proposals

Box 9 of 19

EVS Specimens

Box 9 of 19

EVA Field Trips, 1971

Box 9 of 19

Higgins Oceanography Account

Box 9 of 19

EVS Miscellaneous

Box 9 of 19

EVS General Correspondence

Box 9 of 19

EVS Reports

Box 9 of 19

EVS Instructions for Abstract

Box 9 of 19

EVS Reports

Box 9 of 19

ONR Abstract Report, 1971

Box 9 of 19

EVS Reports and Proposals

Box 9 of 19

EVS Manuscripts

Box 9 of 19

EVS Reprints

Box 9 of 19

Box 10

Reading File, 1975

Box 10 of 19

Recording Bird Data

Box 10 of 19

Cable-Grams

Box 10 of 19

Aegean Report National Geographic Society

Box 10 of 19

Al-Ahram

Box 10 of 19

Kent-Miller-Aageson Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Birds of the Western Palearctic

Box 10 of 19

E.O. Hurlburt Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Phillip Babcock Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Robert Benedict Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

John Boyer Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Menelaos Andreas Charalambides Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

U.S. Embassy Nicosia

Box 10 of 19

John Hubbard Correspondence Cyprus

Box 10 of 19

John Hubbard Correspondence Egypt, 1968-1973 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 19

Michael Kelakos Israel Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv

Box 10 of 19

Peter's Checklist File

Box 10 of 19

Steven Peterson Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Robert Spencer Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

A.J. Stagg Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

U.S. Embassy Kampala

Box 10 of 19

Amotz Zahavi Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

George Watson

Box 10 of 19

Identification Guide to Seabirds Humboldt

Box 10 of 19

Bird Imports

Box 10 of 19

Sheathbill

Box 10 of 19

Personnel General

Box 10 of 19

Budapest

Box 10 of 19

Crop Destruction Morocco, June 1970

Box 10 of 19

Outline Bird Protection in U.S.

Box 10 of 19

Hughes Hollow Research Report No. 2

Box 10 of 19

World Heath Organization

Box 10 of 19

An Ectoparasitic and Virus Survey of Migratory Birds in the Eastern Mediterranean

Box 10 of 19

Ringing Schemes

Box 10 of 19

Banding Recoveries

Box 10 of 19

John S. Ash Biographical and Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Arthur Emery Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Richard Knight Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Kenneth Horner Correspondence, 1970-1974 (3 folders)

Box 10 of 19

Publication of Ornithological Papers

Box 10 of 19

Arthur Emery Correspondence

Box 10 of 19

Army Proposal, March 1, 1970

Box 10 of 19

Bacon Proposal Acceptance, 1971

Box 10 of 19

Proposal, 1970-1973

Box 10 of 19

Roy F. Wyne

Box 10 of 19

Requisitions and Purchase Orders

Box 10 of 19

Financial Statement, 1969

Box 10 of 19

Proposal Letters

Box 10 of 19

Box 11

ARDA Contract Extensions

Box 11 of 19

Financial Statements

Box 11 of 19

Budget

Box 11 of 19

Taxonomic List of PMS Birds, with Computer Codes

Box 11 of 19

Taxonomic List of PMS Bird Species, 1972

Box 11 of 19

BTO Banding Forms

Box 11 of 19

PMS Forms

Box 11 of 19

Banding Recoveries

Box 11 of 19

Coding Keys

Box 11 of 19

PMS Recoveries

Box 11 of 19

Correspondence with Egypt

Box 11 of 19

Patuxent Bird Banding Laboratory

Box 11 of 19

PMS Recovery Forms

Box 11 of 19

List of Birds Made into Skins Upper Egypt and Nubia, December 1971

Box 11 of 19

Report, 1971-1972

Box 11 of 19

Recovery Trips

Box 11 of 19

Band Recovery Manuscript

Box 11 of 19

Band Recoveries

Box 11 of 19

PMS Recoveries

Box 11 of 19

Recoveries Recorded on Maps

Box 11 of 19

Research on Egypt Recoveries

Box 11 of 19

Bird-Ringing in Ethiopia

Box 11 of 19

Recoveries by Country (of banding) (3 folders)

Box 11 of 19

Banding

Box 11 of 19

Banding Reports

Box 11 of 19

Banding Schedules

Box 11 of 19

Banding, 1971-1973

Box 11 of 19

PMS Field Trips, August 1971-May 1972

Box 11 of 19

Computer

Box 11 of 19

Ectoparasites/Mallophaga

Box 11 of 19

Ticks

Box 11 of 19

Box 12

Ticks

Box 12 of 19

Croatia

Box 12 of 19

Cyprus (3 folders)

Box 12 of 19

Ethiopia

Box 12 of 19

India

Box 12 of 19

Israel

Box 12 of 19

Tunisia

Box 12 of 19

Uganda

Box 12 of 19

Reports

Box 12 of 19

List of Birds

Box 12 of 19

Blood Samples

Box 12 of 19

PMS Reports

Box 12 of 19

Proposals (Smithsonian Research Foundation)

Box 12 of 19

Printouts

Box 12 of 19

Programs/Computer (Pectins Littorine)

Box 12 of 19

Specimen Data (3 folders)

Box 12 of 19

Box 13

Specimen Data

Box 13 of 19

Cyprus Map

Box 13 of 19

Maps

Box 13 of 19

Negatives of Bird Distribution/Tick Infested Species Maps

Box 13 of 19

Newspaper Articles

Box 13 of 19

Photographs - Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey

Box 13 of 19

Photographs and Negatives

Box 13 of 19

Publications and Reprints

Box 13 of 19

Center for Short-Lived Phenomena

Box 13 of 19

Publications and Reprints

Box 13 of 19

NAMRU Reports

Box 13 of 19

Epidemiology

Box 13 of 19

Other Fauna

Box 13 of 19

Fleas

Box 13 of 19

Libyan Desert

Box 13 of 19

Publications and Reprints (4 folders)

Box 13 of 19

Box 14

Publications and Reprints (2 folders)

Box 14 of 19

Serology

Box 14 of 19

Specimens (2 folders)

Box 14 of 19

Specimen Tallies

Box 14 of 19

Egypt, 1970 (Data) (2 folders)

Box 14 of 19

Systematic Studies

Box 14 of 19

Trapping (Photographs)

Box 14 of 19

George Watson

Box 14 of 19

Ticks, 1972-1973 (3 folders)

Box 14 of 19

Non-Infested Birds

Box 14 of 19

Trapping (Photographs)

Box 14 of 19

You Can Help Article

Box 14 of 19

Virology Yaru, 1970

Box 14 of 19

List of Birds Varying Clinally

Box 14 of 19

Correspondence, 1965

Box 14 of 19

Watson Reprints

Box 14 of 19

Serum Numbers and Inoculations Shope

Box 14 of 19

Shope Report

Box 14 of 19

Virus Isolates

Box 14 of 19

Weather (Egypt)

Box 14 of 19

Box 15

Reading Files, 1972-1979 (9 folders)

Box 15 of 19

Tick Paper

Box 15 of 19

Cyprus Uproar (Original Material)

Box 15 of 19

Current Complaints

Box 15 of 19

Cyprus

Box 15 of 19

Cyprus Uproar

Box 15 of 19

Cyprus Charles Seymour Incoming

Box 15 of 19

Cyprus Charles Seymour Outgoing

Box 15 of 19

International Affairs Kenneth Schmertz, 1967-1969

Box 15 of 19

Egypt Kenneth Horner, 1968-1969 (2 folders)

Box 15 of 19

Cyprus Kenneth Horner

Box 15 of 19

Purchase Orders

Box 15 of 19

Requisitions and Purchase Orders, 1966-1969

Box 15 of 19

Box 16

Report on a Tour: Wildlife Sanctuaries of the USSR

Box 16 of 19

Report: US Delegation to Meeting of Experts of Japan and US for the Protection of Birds, 1968

Box 16 of 19

Report: Round World Trip, 1968

Box 16 of 19

Novosibirsk Trip (Photograph), 1969

Box 16 of 19

Abstract for Paper: Novosibirsk, Russia

Box 16 of 19

Correspondence on Novosibirsk Trip

Box 16 of 19

General Correspondence (Watson), A-Z, 1967-1969 (2 folders)

Box 16 of 19

Correspondence (Watson), A-Z (9 folders)

Box 16 of 19

Satellite Tracking of Birds and Animals, 1973

Box 16 of 19

AOU Committee on Nomination of Corresponding Fellows, 1967-1972 (2 folders)

Box 16 of 19

Editorial Policy Committee (SI), 1968-1971 (2 folders)

Box 16 of 19

Elkins Correspondence (re: Poplar Island)

Box 16 of 19

Solid Waste Disposal

Box 16 of 19

Chesapeake Bay Research

Box 16 of 19

Poplar Island

Box 16 of 19

Correspondence on Pesticide Research in Israel, 1967-1971 (Accession 12-361)

Box 16 of 19

Box 17

List of Ethiopian Birds (Index Cards)

Box 17 of 19

Boxes 18-19

Ethiopian Project Maps

Boxes 18-19 of 19