Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Records, circa 1979-1987
These records document the role of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in the Paraguayan Biological Inventory Project. The goal of the project was the collection of basic information on the identification, distribution, natural history, and current status of the flora and fauna of Paraguay, which included the establishment of a National Museum of Natural History and United States National Herbarium. The records include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and related materials documenting Mercedes S. Foster's work as USFWS Project Leader.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Foster, Mercedes S.
- Inventario Biologico Nacional (Project: Paraguay)
- National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
- United States National Herbarium
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-048, Records