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

Accession 96-115

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

Records, 1987-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Title: Records
Dates: 1987-1994
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 96-115
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) was created in 1985. It is a multidisciplinary organization, including persons within the fields of anthropology, zoology, botany, geology, paleontology, and others interested in the development and preservation of natural history collections. This accession consists of records documenting Gerald R. Fitzgerald's activities as a member and officer of SPNHC. Most of the files were created during Fitzgerald's tenure as President of SPNHC, 1992-1993, and document annual meetings, the work of SPNHC committees, and SPNHC by-laws and organization. Included are photographs from annual meetings.

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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 within the fields of anthropology, zoology, botany, geology, paleontology, and others interested in the development and preservation of natural history collections. This accession consists of records documenting Gerald R. Fitzgerald's activities as a member and officer of SPNHC. Most of the files were created during Fitzgerald's tenure as President of SPNHC, 1992-1993, and document annual meetings, the work of SPNHC committees, and SPNHC by-laws and organization. Included are photographs from annual meetings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-115, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Announcements, SPNHC (Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections), 1991.

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Requests for Information, SPNHC, 1991.

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Collections Documentation - SPNHC, 1990-1991.

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SPNHC Conference Committee, 1989-1990.

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SPNHC Conservation Committee, 1991.

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Council Votes, 1992-1993.

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Archives Committee, 1992.

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President's Report, 1993.

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Advertising Policy, 1991.

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ASC (Association of Systematic Collections), 1992-1993.

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Awards & Recognition Committee, 1992.

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Bylaws Committee, 1992-1993.

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Conservation Committee, 1992-1993.

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Correspondence to Council & Committees, 1992-1993.

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Correspondence - General, 1992-1993.

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Documentation Committee, 1992-1993.

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Editorial Policy, 1992.

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Education & Training Committee, 1992.

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Elections Committee, 1992.

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Finance Committee, 1991-1993.

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Madrid Resolutions, 1992.

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Membership Committee, 1991-1993.

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Newsletter, 1991-1992.

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Publications Committee, 1992-1993.

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Resource Committee, 1992.

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UK Liaison Committee, 1992.

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1990 Meeting - Field Museum of New Mexico - Minutes etc., 1990.

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Mitigating Problems in Paleo Collections SPNHC - 1989. (13 photographs)

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SPNHC Reports of Committees, 1989-1990 (booklet).

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Documents of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, 1991. (Black binder)

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Documentation for the 1993 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Victoria, British Columbia, June 8-13, 1993.

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Publications Committee, 1993/1994.

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Resources Committee, 1993.

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Conservation Committee, 1993.

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President's Report, 1993.

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General Correspondence, 1993.

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Conference Committee, 1993.

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Bylaws, 1993/1994, 1993.

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Documentation Committee, 1993/1994, 1993.

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Elections Committee, 1993.

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Membership, 1993.

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Education & Training, 1993.

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Common Philosophies and Objectives, 1993.

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Votes, 1993/1994, 1993.

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Red case: Tours, SPNHC 1991; Social Events, SPNHC 1991; Fund Raising, SPNHC 1991; Accommodations, SPNHC, 1991; Budget, SPNHC, 1991.

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Envelope: Corpus Christi Museum, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Royal British Columbia Museum, 1988-1991.

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SPNHC Documentation Sub Committee, 1989-1990.

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Envelope: C. Romero-Sierra, M.D., D.M., D.Sc., D. Psych., Queen's University, 1990.

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Envelope: Charity Forms.

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Envelope: Supplies: SPNHC envelopes and letter head papers.

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SPNHC - Exec Council Nomination etc., 1988-1990.

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SPNHC Publications, 1989.

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SPNHC Conservation Committee, 1989-1990, 1989.

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SPNHC Conservation Committee, 1988-1989, 1987-1989.

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SPNHC - Madrid, 1990, 1992.

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SPNHC - Logo, 1990.

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SPNHC - Bylaws, 1990.

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SPNHC - President's Reports - 1989-1991, 1990.

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SPNHC - Resources Committee, 1989-1990.

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SPNHC Council, 1989-1990, 1989.

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SPNHC - Conference Committee, 1990.

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SPNHC Council, 1990-1991, 1990-1991.

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General Correspondence, SPNHC, 1991, 1989-1991.

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Hosting, 1991

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SPNHC, 1977, 1989.

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1991 Meeting - Ottawa, 1991.

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1992 Meeting - Lincoln, 1991-1992.

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