SIA Acc. 97-124, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Records, 1989-1997

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The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) was created in 1985. It is a multidisciplinary organization , including persons from the fields of anthropology, zoology, botany, geology, paleontology, and others who are interested in the development and preservationof natural history collections. This accession includes publications and reports of SPNHC; records of the Long-Range Planning Committee and the Awards and Recognition Committee; founding documents, bylaws, and policy records; and miscellany.


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1989
  • 1989-1997

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Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2013; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details


  • Professional associations
  • Catalogs and collections
  • Preservation of materials
  • Natural History
  • Natural history--Catalogs and collections


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 97-124

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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