SIA Acc. 93-106, Olson, Storrs L, Storrs L. Olson Papers, circa 1970-1992

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This collection consists of papers documenting the professional career and personal life of Storrs L. Olson, an avian paleontologist and curator at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds. Materials include professional correspondence documenting curatorial duties, field work, and the publication of results; personal correspondence with family members and friends; photographs of Olson and his family; and correspondence, drafts, photographs, and illustrations concerning his published manuscripts.


  • Olson, Storrs L
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds


Box List in accession file.


Organized into subseries: 1) Professional correspondence, c. 1970-1992; 2) Personal correspondence and photographs, c. 1949-1992; 3) Published manuscripts, c. 1968-1992

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1970
  • 1970-1992
  • circa 1970-1992


  • Archaeology
  • Animals
  • Paleontologists
  • Birds
  • Paleontology
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithologists
  • Fieldwork


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Drawings
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 93-106

Physical description

11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)

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