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Accession 93-100,  Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections,  Records, 1981-1993

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: 1981-1993
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 93-100
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 who are interested in the development and preservation of natural history collections. These records document the establishment and early history of SPNHC and include officers files, committee files and reports, membership records, annual meeting materials, copies of the "Collection Forum" (SPNHC Journal) and the SPNHC Newsletter, and advertising files for "Collection Journal." A small amount of material pre-dates the establishment of SPNHC and concerns the 1981 and 1985 Workshops on the Care and Maintenance of Natural History Collections in Ottawa and Toronto.

Descriptive Entry

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 who are interested in the development and preservation of natural history collections. These records document the establishment and early history of SPNHC and include officers files, committee files and reports, membership records, annual meeting materials, copies of the "Collection Forum" (SPNHC Journal) and the SPNHC Newsletter, and advertising files for "Collection Journal." A small amount of material pre-dates the establishment of SPNHC and concerns the 1981 and 1985 Workshops on the Care and Maintenance of Natural History Collections in Ottawa and Toronto.

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

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-100, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Records

Container List

Box 1

Records Concerning SPNHC Affiliated Institutional Membership in the National Institute for Conversation, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Publications of the National Institute for Conservation

Box 1 of 3

Ballots from SPNHC Elections for Officers

Box 1 of 3

Publicity and Liaison Committee Files, 1989-1992

Box 1 of 3

Archives Committee, 1989-1993

Box 1 of 3

By-laws/Standing Rules, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Publication Policies, 1988-1991

Box 1 of 3

Resources Committee, 1990-1992

Box 1 of 3

Finance Committee, 1987-1990

Box 1 of 3

Publicity and Liaison Committee, 1986-1989

Box 1 of 3

Nominations Committee, 1988-1990

Box 1 of 3

Conference Committee, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Logo Committee, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 3

Membership Committee File of Beth Merritt, 1987-1992

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

"Collection Forum," Advertising Files - Ann Pinzl, c. 1989-1992

Box 2 of 3

Election Committee, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 3

Sample Membership Applications

Box 2 of 3

Files of Steve Williams, 1986-1992

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

SPNHC Posters

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Member-at-Large - Julie Golden, 1988-1990

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Liaison Committee - Julie Golden, 1987-1990

Box 3 of 3

Society for Scientific Collections, November 6, 1985 (Pre-SPNCH)

Box 3 of 3

Faber/Collier Correspondence, 1986-1988

Box 3 of 3

Report of President, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Report of President, 1990

Box 3 of 3

1st Quarter Report of Steve Williams, President, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Pre-SPNHC - Workshop on the Care and Maintenance of Natural History Collections, Ottawa, 1981

Box 3 of 3

Pre-SPNHC - Workshop on the Care and Maintenance of Natural History Collections, Toronto, 1985

Box 3 of 3

Proposal to Create a Canadian Society for Natural History Collections, c. 1985

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC is Founded - November 1985

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Washington Meeting, 1986

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Montreal Meeting, 1987

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Pittsburgh Meeting, 1988

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Drumheller and Calgary Meeting, 1989

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Chicago Meeting, 1990

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Ottawa Meeting, 1992

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Nebraska Meeting, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Madrid Meeting, 1992 (International Symposium and First World Congress on the Preservation of Natural History Collections)

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Victoria Meeting, 1993

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Directories and Membership Lists

Box 3 of 3

Collection Forum, 1985-1992

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Newsletter, 1987-1993

Box 3 of 3

SPNHC Reports of Committees, 1988-1990

Box 3 of 3