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Accession 97-129,  Society of Vertebrate Paleontology,  Records, circa 1934-1969

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1934-1969
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-129
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the organization of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) in 1934 and its activities through the late 1960s. Materials include constitutions, by-laws, and correspondence of founders; files of SVP officers; materials documenting SVP annual meetings; files of SVP committees; copies of the SVP "News Bulletin;" records documenting SVP relations with the American Geological Institute and the Geological Society of America; membership records; and fiscal records.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the organization of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) in 1934 and its activities through the late 1960s. Included are constitutions, by-laws, and correspondence of founders; files of SVP officers; materials documenting SVP annual meetings; files of SVP committees; copies of the SVP "News Bulletin;" records documenting SVP relations with the American Geological Institute and the Geological Society of America; membership records; and fiscal records.

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

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-129, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Records

Container List

Box 1

Nelda Wright Correspondence, 1961-1962

Box 1 of 6

S.P. Welles Correspondence, 1962-1963

Box 1 of 6

S.P. Welles Files as President and Member of SVP, 1958-1963

Box 1 of 6

1962 Meeting

Box 1 of 6

National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Centennial, 1963

Box 1 of 6

American Geological Institute (AGI), 1959-1962

Box 1 of 6

1961 Meeting

Box 1 of 6

1962 Meeting

Box 1 of 6

New Members, 1961

Box 1 of 6

General Correspondence, 1962-1963

Box 1 of 6

Executive Committee, 1961-1962

Box 1 of 6

SVP Bibliography, 1959-1963

Box 1 of 6

Files of J.T. Gregory as SVP President, 1957-1958

Box 1 of 6

Constitution and By-laws Amendments

Box 1 of 6

Antiquities Act Committee, 1955-1958

Box 1 of 6

AGI, 1957-1958

Box 1 of 6

L.S. Russell Correspondence as SVP President, 1958-1959

Box 1 of 6

C.W. Hibbard Correspondence, 1959-1960

Box 1 of 6

SVP General Correspondence, 1959

Box 1 of 6

SVP General Correspondence, 1958

Box 1 of 6

SVP General Correspondence, 1960

Box 1 of 6

Albert Wood Correspondence, 1961

Box 1 of 6

1959 Meeting

Box 1 of 6

SVP Cash Book, 1954-1959

Box 1 of 6

SVP Meeting Proceedings

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

New Members, 1962

Box 2 of 6

New Members, 1963-1964

Box 2 of 6

1963 Meeting

Box 2 of 6

1964 Meeting

Box 2 of 6

Nominations, 1964

Box 2 of 6

1965 Meeting

Box 2 of 6

Nominations, 1965

Box 2 of 6

Creagh, Agnes, 1962-1965

Box 2 of 6

New Members, 1958-1960

Box 2 of 6

General Correspondence of the Secretary, 1961

Box 2 of 6

Executive Committee, 1960-1961

Box 2 of 6

1961 Field Conference

Box 2 of 6

1961 Meeting

Box 2 of 6

1960 Meeting

Box 2 of 6

Financial Statements, 1941-1965

Box 2 of 6

SVP News Bulletin, 1963-1964

Box 2 of 6

Record of Officers, undated

Box 2 of 6

Joseph T. Gregory Correspondence, 1957

Box 2 of 6

Secretary-Treasurer: Notes and Instructions, 1950-1957

Box 2 of 6

Correspondence of SVP President R.W. Wilson, 1954-55

Box 2 of 6

Correspondence of SVP Presidents R.W. Wilson and Horace Wood, 1955-1957

Box 2 of 6

Correspondence of SVP President Horace Wood, 1956-1957

Box 2 of 6

National Research Council, 1953-1957

Box 2 of 6

Geological Society of America, 1950-1957

Box 2 of 6

Geological Society of America, 1950-1954

Box 2 of 6

American Geological Institute, 1950-1956

Box 2 of 6

Miscellaneous, 1950-1954

Box 2 of 6

XX International Geological Congress, 1956

Box 2 of 6

Field Conferences, 1950-1958

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Nominations, 1950-1957 (4 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, New York, 1956

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 1955

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, 1954

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, Toronto, 1953

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, Boston-Cambridge, 1952

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, Detroit, 1951

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, Washington, 1950

Box 3 of 6

Annual Meeting, El Paso, 1949

Box 3 of 6

Meetings - Notes, 1950-1954 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Correspondence about Dues, 1955-1957

Box 3 of 6

Membership Dues, 1950-1954

Box 3 of 6

Foreign Members, 1950-1955

Box 3 of 6

Resignations, Non-payment, 1950-1957

Box 3 of 6

Deaths, 1950-1957

Box 3 of 6

News Bulletin, 1950-1957 (5 folders)

Box 3 of 6

SVP Proceedings, 1950-1957

Box 3 of 6

Financial Journal, 1940-1953

Box 3 of 6

SVP Membership List, 1941-1947

Box 3 of 6

American Geological Institute, 1944-1948 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Nominations for Membership, 1943-1946

Box 3 of 6

Financial Reports, Audits, etc., 1942-1943

Box 3 of 6

Nominations for 1950 Meeting

Box 3 of 6

Correspondence regarding the Reorganization of SVP, 1934-1935

Box 3 of 6

Conference between VP's and Glacial Geologists, 1946

Box 3 of 6

News Bulletin, 1947-1948

Box 3 of 6

News Bulletin, Correspondence with Editor, 1947-1948

Box 3 of 6

SVP 1935 Meeting

Box 3 of 6

Correspondence, 1938-1939

Box 3 of 6

Joint Committee on Zoological Nomenclature, 1945-1947

Box 3 of 6

Bulletin No. 14

Box 3 of 6

Bulletin No. 15

Box 3 of 6

Utah Collecting Law, 1945 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

Field Conference, 1947

Box 3 of 6

SVP 1934 Organization (2 folders)

Box 3 of 6

SVP Membership Applications, 1941

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Bulletins 1-8, 1948

Box 4 of 6

Pleistocene Conference Publications, 1947

Box 4 of 6

General correspondence of the SVP Secretary, 1942-1943

Box 4 of 6

Nominations for Membership, 1948

Box 4 of 6

Foreign Correspondence, 1947-1948

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence of SVP President, C. Lewis Gazin, 1949-1950

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence of SVP President, Bryan Patterson, 1948-1949

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence of SVP President Chester Stock, 1947-1948

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence of SVP President E.H. Colbert, 1946-1947

Box 4 of 6

Nominations and Acceptances of Members, 1942-1948

Box 4 of 6

Nominations for Officers, 1942-1947

Box 4 of 6

Financial analysis, 1941-1947

Box 4 of 6

Geological Society of America, 1947-1948

Box 4 of 6

SVP Nominations for 1945 Meeting

Box 4 of 6

Bulletin No. 16

Box 4 of 6

SVP 1940 Meeting Place

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence of Secretary E.C. Olson, 1948-1951

Box 4 of 6

Correspondence of Secretary Bryan Patterson, 1946-1948

Box 4 of 6

New York Meeting, 1948

Box 4 of 6

SVP Reorganization Plans, 1940

Box 4 of 6

1941 Meeting

Box 4 of 6

Joint meeting of SVP, SSE, & PS, 1948

Box 4 of 6

1940 Meeting

Box 4 of 6

Ottawa meeting, 1947

Box 4 of 6

AGI Ballots, 1945

Box 4 of 6

Pittsburgh Meeting, 1945

Box 4 of 6

SVP Miscellaneous - Resignations, Dues Correspondence, 1944-1945

Box 4 of 6

Bibliography, undated

Box 4 of 6

Field Catalogue, 1947

Box 4 of 6

Ballots for Officers, 1947 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 6

Chicago meeting, 1946

Box 4 of 6

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1942-1946

Box 4 of 6

Field guides, 1960-1962

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

SVP Florissant, 1969

Box 5 of 6

Schultz-Strat., 1959

Box 5 of 6

Agate National Monument, 1964

Box 5 of 6

Big Bone Lick, 1960-1961

Box 5 of 6

Dinosaur Track State Park, 1966-1967

Box 5 of 6

Paleo Conference Problems, 1961

Box 5 of 6

Paleontological Research Library, 1958

Box 5 of 6

Program Revision, 1961

Box 5 of 6

Rock Hounds, Conservation of Fossils, etc., 1965

Box 5 of 6

Hancock Park, L.A., 1959

Box 5 of 6

Salvage Program, 1957-1958

Box 5 of 6

Tertiary Stratigraphy and Glossary, 1968-1969

Box 5 of 6

Vocational Guidance, 1960-1962

Box 5 of 6

Members, 1960-1969

Box 5 of 6

Committees, 1956-1964

Box 5 of 6

Meetings, 1960-1970

Box 5 of 6

Antiquities Act Committee, 1954-1961

Box 5 of 6

Constitution, 1957-1970

Box 5 of 6

Geological Society of America (GSA), 1955-1965

Box 5 of 6

AGI, 1963-1968

Box 5 of 6

AGI, 1969

Box 5 of 6

AGI - Reorganization, 1960-1965

Box 5 of 6

SVP correspondence, 1966-1969

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

1967 Meeting (6 folders)

Box 6 of 6

SVP Bibliography, 1964

Box 6 of 6

SVP Bibliography, 1963

Box 6 of 6

Bulletin 67

Box 6 of 6

Bulletin 66

Box 6 of 6

Bulletin 68

Box 6 of 6

Bulletin 69

Box 6 of 6

Bulletin 70

Box 6 of 6

Bulletins 71-83, inclusive

Box 6 of 6