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Accession 08-140

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology

Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda, 1923-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Title: Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda
Dates: 1923-2004
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-140
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession documents the work of Museum Specialist Robert W. Purdy. Materials include correspondence and records documenting collections management, exhibitions, websites, specimen loans, media productions and related activities of the Department of Paleobiology. Some materials are in electronic format.

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This accession documents the work of Museum Specialist Robert W. Purdy. Materials include correspondence and records documenting collections management, exhibitions, websites, specimen loans, media productions and related activities of the Department of Paleobiology. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-140, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Curatorial Correspondence and Memoranda

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Container List

Box 1

Cabot B-B-B

Box 1 of 4

Dupont

Box 1 of 4

1996-1997 Projects

Box 1 of 4

Evolution of Shark Program Discovery Channel, 1996

Box 1 of 4

Scholastic, Inc., Review of Dinosaurs to Dodos

Box 1 of 4

Carcharodon Megalodon Dentitioy Measure Requests, 1996

Box 1 of 4

Chelonia Couperi

Box 1 of 4

Elasmobranch Fishes from the Paleocene of South Carolina

Box 1 of 4

Paper Outline, July 6, 1991

Box 1 of 4

Marine Fossil Shark from Nonmarine Oligocene Sediments, Northeastern Kazakhstan

Box 1 of 4

Using Tooth Structure to Determine the Evolutionary History of the White Shark, Carcharodon Carcharias

Box 1 of 4

Fish Teeth from the Pleistocene of Jamaica

Box 1 of 4

Charleston Museum

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence

Box 1 of 4

Specimen/Casts

Box 1 of 4

Comfort, North Carolina

Box 1 of 4

Trip History: Raleigh, North Carolina

Box 1 of 4

Durham, North Carolina

Box 1 of 4

Edisto, South Carolina

Box 1 of 4

Ocean Lakes, Inc., Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian

Box 1 of 4

Ontogenetic Development of Teeth in Lamna Nasus

Box 1 of 4

Blancan Alabama Mammals

Box 1 of 4

News Clippings/Bulletins

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence, 2003-2005

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence, 2005

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence, 2005 Part 2

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence, 2001-2005

Box 1 of 4

Specimens/Casts Part 2

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence, 2004

Box 1 of 4

Ocean's Hall

Box 1 of 4

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) Shark Taxonomy Symposium, 1990

Box 1 of 4

Carcharodon and Isurus Distinguished by Size Difference

Box 1 of 4

General papers, 1970-2004

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence, 1992-2004

Box 1 of 4

News/Bulletins Part 2

Box 1 of 4

Interns/Volunteers

Box 1 of 4

Applegate

Box 1 of 4

Compagno (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Belgian Sharks: Nolf

Box 1 of 4

Muller, Arnold

Box 1 of 4

Specimens and Loans (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Mounted pictures of fossils

Box 2 of 4

Order lamniformes and Carcharhinus species papers

Box 2 of 4

Image List with Captions

Box 2 of 4

Lee Creek Mine Shark Fauna Part 1

Box 2 of 4

Lee Creek Mine Shark Fauna Part 2

Box 2 of 4

Sharks Fact and Fantasy Folder

Box 2 of 4

Manuscript of "The Neogene Sharks, Rays, and Boney Fishes from Lee Creak Mine, Aurora, North Carolina"

Box 2 of 4

Visual Materials Part 1

Box 2 of 4

Visual Materials Part 2

Box 2 of 4

LCM Shark Manuscript Critique

Box 2 of 4

Bibliographies/Articles

Box 2 of 4

Carcharodon Paleoecology Current

Box 2 of 4

White Shark Conference

Box 2 of 4

Purdy + Hotten

Box 2 of 4

Figures (Images) and Figure captions list

Box 2 of 4

St. Stephen Final Manuscript

Box 2 of 4

Elasmobranch Fishes from the Paleocene of South Carolina

Box 2 of 4

Paleontology of the Black Mingo Group of South Carolina

Box 2 of 4

Taleost fish remains from the Paleocene of South Carolina

Box 2 of 4

H. Nebraskensis

Box 2 of 4

Purdy Sharks Black Mingo

Box 2 of 4

Schneider Revisions

Box 2 of 4

Lee Creek Fish Documents including master document (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 4

LCMADD-1.wpd (electronic records)

Box 2 of 4

BIBLIO-1.wpd (electronic records)

Box 2 of 4

Contributions to Paleontology N.90 Carchar Z, Carchar H, Lamnid Z (includes electronic records)

Box 2 of 4

Mounted Pictures of Fossils

Box 2 of 4

Dealers

Box 2 of 4

McDonald, Jerry N.

Box 2 of 4

Eric Livingston

Box 2 of 4

James Leonard

Box 2 of 4

Ralph Johnson (M.A.P.S.)

Box 2 of 4

Mike Frazier, MMNS

Box 2 of 4

Fierstine, Harry L.

Box 2 of 4

Walton Specimens Returned, November 21, 1980

Box 2 of 4

Cavender, Ted

Box 2 of 4

Museum Education Committee Membership List .

Box 2 of 4

Public Relations

Box 2 of 4

Copyright Law

Box 2 of 4

Collection Security

Box 2 of 4

Press

Box 2 of 4

Paleobiology Mission Statement

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Evacuation

Box 3 of 4

Education Policy

Box 3 of 4

Bentley Fund Proposal

Box 3 of 4

Gazin Library V.P. Library, 1998-1999

Box 3 of 4

VP Collection Budget

Box 3 of 4

SI "Giveaways"

Box 3 of 4

Bonavia Malta Shark Teeth

Box 3 of 4

BLM Canyon City: Casts Requirements

Box 3 of 4

VP - General Correspondence

Box 3 of 4

Fierstine, Harry

Box 3 of 4

Identifying Fossil Shark Species, 1990

Box 3 of 4

Fossils: History of Life

Box 3 of 4

Geochronology Bib

Box 3 of 4

Humor

Box 3 of 4

Beard, Chris

Box 3 of 4

Bangor, Massachusetts, Walrus

Box 3 of 4

Baird, Don, Severn Reptiles

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Associate Course

Box 3 of 4

'Research' Poster Session

Box 3 of 4

Nugent, Jack

Box 3 of 4

Kranz, Peter

Box 3 of 4

Rasmussen Cataloguing

Box 3 of 4

N. Gulf

Box 3 of 4

Mammal Hall Specimens

Box 3 of 4

Specimens for Director's Meeting Room

Box 3 of 4

Specimens for Silver Hill Facility

Box 3 of 4

Taylor, C. E.

Box 3 of 4

Specimens Reported Stolen Outside United States National Museum (USNM)

Box 3 of 4

United States Geological Survey (USGS) Examinations &Reports

Box 3 of 4

Weist, Robert

Box 3 of 4

Acknowledgments

Box 3 of 4

Whisler

Box 3 of 4

Shark: Traveling Exhibit, April 8, 1998

Box 3 of 4

Telecast Pacific Carcharodon

Box 3 of 4

SVP Database Committee

Box 3 of 4

Invoice Drafts

Box 3 of 4

SVP: National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Proposal

Box 3 of 4

Contributions to Paleobiology Series

Box 3 of 4

Donor List

Box 3 of 4

Mammal Hall, February 1, 1999

Box 3 of 4

Mammal Hall, February 18, 2000

Box 3 of 4

Mammal Hall Requests to American Museum of Natural History

Box 3 of 4

Mammal Hall Ambuldcetus

Box 3 of 4

Alphadon

Box 3 of 4

Mammal Hall Requests to Florida Museum of Natural History

Box 3 of 4

Riversleigh, Australia

Box 3 of 4

Mongolian Fossil Mammals

Box 3 of 4

Hampton Whale Loan

Box 3 of 4

Visitors

Box 3 of 4

General Correspondence, mainly about specimen loans and Lee Creek Mine (6 folders)

Box 3 of 4

5k projects

Box 3 of 4

Estes' Loans

Box 3 of 4

Makaira indica

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Correspondence concerning specimens (donations, acquisitions, loans, casts, transfers, and importation, identifications); main projects (Lee Creek Mine, the Black Mingo group, and Sharks In Question); and small topics (Fossil Fair, the TV documentary on Megalodon, collections management, and requests to review books)

Greenland Tertiary

Box 4 of 4

Purdy and Hotton

Box 4 of 4

Sartenaer

Box 4 of 4

Shark Teeth Needed

Box 4 of 4

Catalogue Numbers - Birds

Box 4 of 4

Mary Carpenter Rampart Cave

Box 4 of 4

McDonald American Museum of Natural History Loan

Box 4 of 4

Whale on Temporary Storage in Attic

Box 4 of 4

Impromptu

Box 4 of 4

Collection Projects

Box 4 of 4

Whitmore's Borrows

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Affliates

Box 4 of 4

www.DeepTime

Box 4 of 4

www.Dinosaurs

Box 4 of 4

Geotime

Box 4 of 4

Cabot Event

Box 4 of 4

Interns

Box 4 of 4

Venezuala Miocene Chondrichthyes

Box 4 of 4

Sharks In Question - Deepwater Sharks

Box 4 of 4

El Salvador

Box 4 of 4

Sharks in Question - Book Proposal

Box 4 of 4

General Correspondence (14 folders)

Box 4 of 4