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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 05-110

National Museum of Natural History. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians

Curatorial Records, 1877-1961

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1877-1961
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 05-110
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the curatorial records of Leonhard Stejneger, Curator, 1889-1943, and Doris M. Cochran, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1927-1968. These materials pertain to their studies on the Chelydra genus of snapping turtles. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research notes, and photographs of specimens. For related collections see the Leonhard Stejneger Papers, Record Unit 7074, and the Doris Mable Cochran Papers, Record Unit 7151.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the curatorial records of Leonhard Stejneger, Curator, 1889-1943, and Doris M. Cochran, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1927-1968. These materials pertain to their studies on the Chelydra genus of snapping turtles. Included are correspondence, memoranda, research notes, and photographs of specimens.

For related collections see the Leonhard Stejneger Papers, Record Unit 7074, and the Doris Mable Cochran Papers, Record Unit 7151.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-110, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Stejneger, Leonhard - Chelydra serpentina, 1877-1939

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Stejneger, Leonhard - Chelydra serpentina acutirostris, 1925-1940

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Stejneger, Leonhard - Chelydra angustirostris

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Cochran, Doris M. - Chelydra serpentina, 1950

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Cochran, Doris M. - Central American Chelydra, 1961

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Cochran, Doris M. - Chelydra angustirostris

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Cochran, Doris M. - Chelydra rossignoni (juvenile)

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