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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 92-124

Smithsonian Institution. Biological Diversity Program. Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project

Project Records, circa 1979-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Biological Diversity Program. Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project
Title: Project Records
Dates: circa 1979-1989
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 92-124
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFF - formerly the Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project), headed by Project Director Richard O. Bierregaard. A joint venture in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, the BDFF Project was transferred from the World Wildlife Fund to the National Museum of Natural History in 1989. These records were generated mostly by Bierregaard and his staff, and include correspondence, invoices, budgetary information, and annual and progress reports. Some of the records are in Spanish or Portugeuse.

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This accession consists of records documenting the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFF - formerly the Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project), headed by Project Director Richard O. Bierregaard. A joint venture in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, the BDFF Project was transferred from the World Wildlife Fund to the National Museum of Natural History in 1989. These records were generated mostly by Bierregaard and his staff, and include correspondence, invoices, budgetary information, and annual and progress reports. Some of the records are in Spanish or Portuguese.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-124, Smithsonian Institution, Biological Diversity Program, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project, Project Records

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Container List

Box 1

Folders 1-125 Purchases and invoices

Box 1 of 2

Folders 126-130 Chronological correspondence files, 1987-1989

Box 1 of 2

Folder 131 Final reports to MAB (Man and Biosphere), MAB translations (Spanish and Portuguese)

Box 1 of 2

Folder 132 MCS (Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems) talk - "Conservation of Tropical Rainforests Facing a Fragmented Future"

Box 1 of 2

Folder 133 Poisonous animal literature-identification and treatment

Box 1 of 2

Folder 134 LANDSAT map of South America, August 1972-July 1974

Box 1 of 2

Folder 135 Migratory Bird Project memo, 1982

Box 1 of 2

Folder 136 National Science Foundation proposal, guidelines; Sequoia Foundation proposal; Judith Rankin contract

Box 1 of 2

Folder 137 World Wildlife Fund proposals, 1981, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Folder 1 Potential project participants correspondence, curriculum vitae, 1985-1989

Box 2 of 2

Folder 2 Crestar Bank account information, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Folder 3 Invoices, banking information

Box 2 of 2

Folder 4 NS&T Bank account information, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 2

Folder 5 Wire transfers and grant payments, Crestar Bank, 1986-1989

Box 2 of 2

Folder 6 MCS budget and expenditures, 1982

Box 2 of 2

Folder 7 Monthly financial reports, 1983

Box 2 of 2

Folder 8 Budget information, fiscal years 1985, 1986

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Folder 9 Monthly financial reports, fiscal years 1986, 1987

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Folder 10 Monthly financial reports, fiscal years 1988, 1989

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Folder 11 MCS 1980/1981 annual report to CNPq

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Folder 12 MCS 1983/1984 annual report to CNPq

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Folder 13 World Wildlife Fund yearbook report, 1987

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Folder 14 Richard Bierregaard progress reports, March, July 1980

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Folder 15 Monthly reports, 1983-1987 (intermittent)

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Folder 16 Monthly reports, 1988

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Folder 17 Monthly reports, 1989

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Folder 18 Interlibrary loan forms

Box 2 of 2

Folder 19 Books to order/on order

Box 2 of 2

Folder 20 Radio

Box 2 of 2

Folder 21 Telemetry and radio

Box 2 of 2

Folder 22 Weather equipment

Box 2 of 2

Folder 23 Equipment being repaired

Box 2 of 2

Folder 24 Nikon warranty

Box 2 of 2

Folder 25 Mammal traps

Box 2 of 2

Folder 26 MCS equipment-ornithology

Box 2 of 2

Folder 27 Sony recorder and mike system

Box 2 of 2

Folder 28 Toyota

Box 2 of 2

Folder 29 Wolfe microscope

Box 2 of 2

Folder 30 E. Leitz, Inc. (stereomicroscopes)

Box 2 of 2

Folders 31-35 Management Committee reports, 1980-1984

Box 2 of 2