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Accession 95-140

McCauley, Robert H., Jr. (Robert Henry), 1913-1979

Robert H. McCauley, Jr. Papers, circa 1936-1966

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: McCauley, Robert H., Jr. (Robert Henry), 1913-1979
Title: Robert H. McCauley, Jr. Papers
Dates: circa 1936-1966
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 95-140
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Robert H. McCauley (1913-1979), a herpetologist, spent most of his professional career at the National Institutes of Health. These papers document his herpetological research and include correspondence with professional colleagues primarily concerning his research on the reptiles of Washington, D. C. and Maryland; a diary kept during his service with the United States Public Health Service during World War II; and newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and 35 mm color slides mostly concerning snakes.

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Robert H. McCauley (1913-1979), a herpetologist, spent most of his professional career at the National Institutes of Health. These papers document his herpetological research and include correspondence with professional colleagues primarily concerning his research on the reptiles of Washington, D.C. and Maryland; a diary kept during his service with the United States Public Health Service during World War II; and newspaper clippings, publications, photographs, and 35mm color slides mostly concerning snakes.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-140, Robert H. McCauley, Jr. Papers

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Container List

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Correspondence A-Z (14 folders)

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Frog and snake photographs

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Diary, 1944-1946

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Fritz Goro of Time-Life took these photos of Robert H. McCauley Jr. and snakes

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Photos from 1959, no. 43 and no. 125

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Snakes, exotic - Clippings

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Snakes, exotic - Canvass of Florida and South Georgia reptile dealers and exhibitors, 1951

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Snake Bite

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Snake slides

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Reptile and Amphibian photos (2 folders)

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Box 2

Slides (6 boxes)

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Guide from slide 2

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