SIA Acc. 89-031, Banks, Richard C, Richard C. Banks Papers, 1966-1988

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These papers contain personal and professional correspondence documenting the tenure of Dr. Richard C. Banks with the Smithsonian Institution, and his work as associate editor for the Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. Among the positions Banks held include Chief of the Bird Section, Bird and Mammal Laboratories, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (now known as the Biological Survey Unit of the United States Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center); Director of the Bird and Mammal Laboratories, National Museum of Natural History; and Curator of Birds, National Museum of Natural History. Also included are reviews of manuscripts and grant proposals.


  • Banks, Richard C
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service Bird and Mammal Laboratories



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1966
  • 1966-1988


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithologists


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 89-031

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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