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Accession 95-157

Hoffmann, Robert S.

Robert S. Hoffmann, International Union for Quaternary Research, 1973-1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Hoffmann, Robert S.
Title: Robert S. Hoffmann, International Union for Quaternary Research
Dates: 1973-1983
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-157
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of Robert S. Hoffmann files as member/chairman of the United States National Committee for the International Union for Quaternary Research (USNC/INQUA), 1977 through 1982. INQUA is an interdisciplinary organization, with a special interest in the Quaternary Period of Earth history. The main objective is to further enhance all aspects of the study of the Quaternary, which is basically concerned with the range of environmental changes which have occured many times during this period. Such examples would be the "Ice Age", the Tertiary Period, and the emergence of man. These files include minutes of meetings, American Quaternary Association newsletters and meetings, correspondence, INQUA symposia, reports, and journals. This accession also contains the files of Richard Goldthwait, Chairman, Robert S. Hoffmann's predecessor from 1974 through 1977.

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This accession consists of Robert S. Hoffmann files as member/chairman of the United States National Committee for the International Union for Quaternary Research (USNC/INQUA), 1977 through 1982. INQUA is essentially an interdisciplinary organization, with a special interest in the Quaternary Period of Earth history. The main objective is to further enhance all aspects of the study of the Quaternary, which is basically concerned with the range of environmental changes which have occurred many times during this period. Such examples would be the "Ice Age", the Tertiary Period, and the emergence of man.

These files include minutes of meetings, American Quaternary Association newsletters and meetings, correspondence, INQUA symposia, reports, and journals. This accession also contains files of Richard Goldthwait, Chairman, Robert S. Hoffmann's predecessor from 1974 through 1977.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-157, Robert S. Hoffmann, International Union for Quaternary Research

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Container List

Box 1

INQUA X SYMPOSIA

INQUA Symposia

Box 1 of 2

Books for INQUA X

Box 1 of 2

Special 1977 INQUA Issue Journals

Box 1 of 2

INQUA Reports

Box 1 of 2

EXHIBITS-BOOK LISTS

Benefits of INQUA Advantage

Box 1 of 2

National Academy of Sciences (NAS)-National Research Council (NRC) Information

Box 1 of 2

Participation in Congresses & General Assemblies

Box 1 of 2

SPECIAL ISSUES INQUA REPORT

INQUA Report

Box 1 of 2

Long-Term Ecological Research Reports

Box 1 of 2

American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) Meeting, Kansas City

Box 1 of 2

National Science Foundation (NSF) Workshop, September 1983

Box 1 of 2

MAY MEETING

U.S. INQUA Committee Tempe, October 8, 1976

Box 1 of 2

USNC/INQUA Agenda, November 1977

Box 1 of 2

MEMBERS & REPRESENTATIVES POLITICS, COMMISSION NOMINEES, U.S. DELEGATES

USNC/INQUA Politics, Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

U.S. Delegation to INQUA, 1973-1977

Box 1 of 2

U.S. INQUA Committee Members & Representatives

Box 1 of 2

INQUA 1977 - NAS Committee Chairman

Box 1 of 2

Other US Committee/Unions International

Box 1 of 2

INQUA Commission Nominees

Box 1 of 2

INQUA Commissions

Box 1 of 2

MINUTES, CONSTITUTION, DUES

US INQUA Committee USNC/INQUA Constitution

Box 1 of 2

US INQUA Committee Minutes, Meetings & Reports

Box 1 of 2

INQUA Dues

Box 1 of 2

CORRESPONDENCE

US INQUA Committee USNC/INQUA Member Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

INQUA X Suggestions & Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

TRAVEL

X INQUA USNC/INQUA Travel Grant Support

Box 1 of 2

X INQUA Travel Grants

Box 1 of 2

INQUA 1977 Travel Arrangements

Box 1 of 2

US INQUA Committee Money for Commission & Interim Meeting Travel

Box 1 of 2

INQUA/OTHER RELATIONS

ICSU Full Membership

Box 1 of 2

US INQUA Committee American Quaternary Association (AMQUA) Relations

Box 1 of 2

US INQUA Committee AQR Relations

Box 1 of 2

US INQUA COMMITTEES & SUBGROUPS

Other Unions

Box 1 of 2

US INQUA Committee Subcommittee - Task Assignments

Box 1 of 2

US INQUA Committee Quaternary Subgroups & Activities

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

AMQUA Newsletter

Box 2 of 2

Minutes, USNC/INQUA

Box 2 of 2

INQUA Trip Report

Box 2 of 2

Solomon Committee

Box 2 of 2

INQUA Files/OA Hoffmann, 1977-1978

Box 2 of 2

American Association of Museums Executive Committee Meeting, 1992

Box 2 of 2

INQUA Travel Grant Reports R. S. Hoffmann

Box 2 of 2

INQUA Sea Level Commission

Box 2 of 2

Conference Translation of Russian Biological Literature

Box 2 of 2

USNC/INQUA, May 1979

Box 2 of 2

Reports 1977 INQUA

Box 2 of 2

INQUA - Free Circulation

Box 2 of 2

Interim, Travel

Box 2 of 2

IGCP - Knox

Box 2 of 2

USNC/INQUA, May 3, 1978

Box 2 of 2

INQUA ICSU Membership

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous News Releases

Box 2 of 2

Ice Age Globe Proposal

Box 2 of 2

INQUA Monograph

Box 2 of 2

AMQUA Meeting Orone, Maine

Box 2 of 2