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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-111

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany

Departmental Records, 1958-1985

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Title: Departmental Records
Dates: 1958-1985
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 02-111
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document departmental involvement in and administration of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT), U.S. chapter. The IAPT was founded in 1950 to carry out projects of interest and concern to systematic botanists which require or profit from international cooperation. IAPT is responsible for the establishment and functioning of inter-Congress nomenclature committees and for the organization and execution of the nomenclature sessions at each International Botanical Congress. IAPT publishes a journal, Taxon, and a handbook series, Regnum Vegetabile. Materials in this accession include correspondence concerning membership, publications and taxonomical issues; financial summary reports; committee minutes and related records; grant records; and monthly reports and other materials concerning the Index Nominum Genericorum (part of the Regnum Vegetabile series). Most of the records were created by Senior Botanist Richard S. Cowan.

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These records document departmental involvement in and administration of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT), U.S. chapter. The IAPT was founded in 1950 to carry out projects of interest and concern to systematic botanists which require or profit from international cooperation. IAPT is responsible for the establishment and functioning of inter-Congress nomenclature committees and for the organization and execution of the nomenclature sessions at each International Botanical Congress. IAPT publishes a journal, Taxon, and a handbook series, Regnum Vegetabile.

Materials in this accession include correspondence concerning membership, publications and taxonomical issues; financial summary reports; committee minutes and related records; grant records; and monthly reports and other materials concerning the Index Nominum Genericorum (part of the Regnum Vegetabile series). Most of the records were created by Senior Botanist Richard S. Cowan.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-111, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Departmental Records

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Container List

Box 1

Taxon, 1978

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Policy - IAPT, 1959-1982

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Financial Reports, 1964-1981

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A, 1976-1981

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Ba-Bi, 1976-1982

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Bo-By, 1977-1979

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C, 1973-198

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D, 1977-1981

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E, 1982

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F, 1979-1981

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G, 1967-1981

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H, 1977-1980

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I-J, 1978-1979

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K, 1979-1980

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L, 1970-1982

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M, 1973-1979

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N-O, 1979-1981

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P-Q, 1979

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R, 1968-1982

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S, 1969-1982

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T, 1977-1979

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U-V, 1977-1979

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W, 1973-1979

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IAPT/IUBS (International Union of Biological Sciences), 1982-1983

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ING (Index Nominum Genericorum), 1958-1977

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IAPT Application Information (includes Constitution and By-Laws and order forms)

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Vice-President, 1976

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Endowment Fund Drive, 1973

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INS Proposal, 1960-1971

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IAPT, 1975-1976

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General Correspondence with Frans A. Stafleu, 1972-1982 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 1

IAPT Stabilization Committee, 1969-1967

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Subcommittee on Family Names, 1966-1969

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ING Monthly Reports, February 1966-December 1969

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ING Tax Correspondence, 1965-1966

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ING Personnel, 1968-1978

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IAPT/ING General Correspondence, 1965-1976

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ING General Reports, 1966-1970

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ING Monthly Reports, January 1970-October 1972

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ING-NSF Correspondence, 1963-1973

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ING Data Processing Grant, 1969-1977

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IAPT Council General Assembly, 1981-1982

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IAPT Officers' Meetings, 1983-1985

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