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

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Summary

This collection consists of papers documenting the professional career and personal life of Storrs L. Olson, an avian paleontologist and curator in the Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History. Included is 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.

Subject

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

Notes

Box List in accession file.

Organization

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

Date

  • 1970
  • 1970-1992
  • circa 1970-1992

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted until the donor's death, Transferring office; 12/2/1988 Agreement of Transfer.; Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Museums
  • Paleontology
  • Ornithology
  • Museum curators

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Drawings
  • Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 93-106

Physical description

11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)