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Accession 09-239

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany

Flora North America Project Records, 1966-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Title: Flora North America Project Records
Dates: 1966-1988
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 09-239
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the Flora North America (FNA) Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science Foundation, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. Funding for the Project ended in 1972. Materials include reports, correspondence, meeting materials, grant proposals, papers and publications, publicity materials, budget records, notes, and photographs. These records were created and maintained by Stanwyn G. Shetler, Program Secretary, 1967-1971; and Program Director, 1972.

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This accession consists of records documenting the Flora North America (FNA) Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science Foundation, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. Funding for the Project ended in 1972. Materials include reports, correspondence, meeting materials, grant proposals, papers and publications, publicity materials, budget records, notes, and photographs. Records were created and maintained by Stanwyn G. Shetler, Program Secretary, 1967-1971; and Program Director, 1972.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-239, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany, Flora North America Project Records

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Container List

Box 1

Osis Contract Materials, 1970-1976

Box 1 of 3

Proposal Amendments and Related Documents, 1967-1982

Box 1 of 3

Budget Communications, 1971-1978

Box 1 of 3

Flora North America (FNA) Administration and National Science Foundation Grant Communications, 1972

Box 1 of 3

Accession Number Lists, 1966-1971

Box 1 of 3

FNA Miscellaneous, 1969-1976

Box 1 of 3

FNA Business Miscellaneous, 1969

Box 1 of 3

FNA Administration, 1972

Box 1 of 3

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Liaison, 1967-1971

Box 1 of 3

AIBS Task Force, 1971

Box 1 of 3

Basic and Standard Floras, 1972

Box 1 of 3

Beaman Grant, 1970-1971

Box 1 of 3

BioScience, 1971

Box 1 of 3

FNA - Budget and Contract Document, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 3

Candidate Selection Materials, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 3

FNA Job Applicants, 1971

Box 1 of 3

Checklist Responses 1978, 1973-1979

Box 1 of 3

Morse, L. E. Computer Keys, 1967-1971

Box 1 of 3

FNA Contracting and Budgeting Documents, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 3

Stanwyn G. Shetler (SGS) / Contributors' File, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence - A-M, 1969-1971

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence - O-Z, 1970-1971

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence on FNA Administration, 1970-1972

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence - General FNA, 1969-1972

Box 1 of 3

FNA as Public Service - Correspondence, 1967-1971

Box 1 of 3

Directory of Specialists, 1971

Box 1 of 3

Editorial Assignments, 1972

Box 1 of 3

Editor - Potential Contributor List (Originals), 1971

Box 1 of 3

Editorial Correspondence, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 3

Editorial Miscellaneous, 1967-1981

Box 1 of 3

Editorial Miscellaneous, 1967-1972

Box 1 of 3

Report of European Trip, 1969

Box 1 of 3

FNA Family Arrangement, 1968

Box 1 of 3

Family Arrangement, 1969

Box 1 of 3

Family Assignments, 1971

Box 1 of 3

Funding Strategy, 1970

Box 1 of 3

Generic Catalog Correspondence, 1968-1969

Box 1 of 3

Generic List, 1967-1968

Box 1 of 3

Genus Alpha List, 1967-1968

Box 1 of 3

Gilmartin Working Papers, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

FNA Grants, 1972

Box 1 of 3

FNA Grants, 1970

Box 1 of 3

Biological and Medical Sciences (BMS) Grant Renewal 1970, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

FNA History Documentation File, 1966-1972

Box 1 of 3

Illustrations for Cambridge Paper, 1969

Box 1 of 3

FNA Information System - Miscellaneous, 1968-1972

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Kovy Memorandum: National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) - FNA Relationship, 1971

Box 2 of 3

Maple Festival Visit, 1972 (FNA Staff)

Box 2 of 3

Meadow Working Papers, 1970-1972

Box 2 of 3

Morphology Glossary, 1972

Box 2 of 3

National Bureau of Standards: Review of FNA System, 1971

Box 2 of 3

National Science Foundation (NSF) Papers, 1967-1971

Box 2 of 3

NSF Proposal - Draft, 1967

Box 2 of 3

FNA Organizing Committee, 1966

Box 2 of 3

OSIS Proposal Preparation, 1968

Box 2 of 3

Promotion, Publicity, 1969-1971

Box 2 of 3

FNA Report Series, 1966-1977

Box 2 of 3

SHETLER - FNA Report 76: A generalized descriptive data bank as a basis for Computer-Assisted Identification

Box 2 of 3

FNA Report - Matthew's Card Format, 1971

Box 2 of 3

Research Associate Applicants, 1971-1972

Box 2 of 3

Shetler - Elaine Working Papers, 1969-1970

Box 2 of 3

Space Needs, 1971-1972

Box 2 of 3

Standard Floras, 1970-1971

Box 2 of 3

Steering Committee Report for 1970, 1971

Box 2 of 3

Supporting Letters, 1971

Box 2 of 3

FNA - Systems Development Budget, 1971-1973

Box 2 of 3

FNA - Systems Development Budget, 1972

Box 2 of 3

Systems Development Task Force, 1968-1969

Box 2 of 3

Systems Development Miscellaneous, 1969-1972

Box 2 of 3

NSF Final Report, 1972

Box 2 of 3

Kumbeul Tapes, 1968

Box 2 of 3

FNA Termination, 1973

Box 2 of 3

FNA Phaseout, 1973-1974

Box 2 of 3

FNA - St. Louis Meeting, May 1, 1978; 1977-1978

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence etc to Resurrect FNA, 1973-1983

Box 2 of 3

Resurrecting FNA - II, 1978

Box 2 of 3

Resurrecting FNA - III, 1978

Box 2 of 3

Resurrecting FNA - IV, 1976-1980

Box 2 of 3

Resurrecting FNA V, 1972-1983

Box 2 of 3

FNA MTG - January 31-February 1, 1977 Shetler

Box 2 of 3

FNA Materials for Final Report, 1972-1973

Box 2 of 3

Duncan Porter Files on FNA, 1972

Box 2 of 3

Automated Bibliography, 1969

Box 2 of 3

Automated Bibliography - Pierre Morisset's Paper and miscellaneous papers, 1968

Box 2 of 3

Abstracted Journals - FNA Automated Bibliography, 1968

Box 2 of 3

Journals Completed, 1968-1969

Box 2 of 3

Bibliographies Handbook - Notes, 1968-1969

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence, 1969-1970

Box 2 of 3

AIBS Demonstration, August 1970

Box 2 of 3

Field: Author, 1969-1970

Box 2 of 3

Current Write Up, 1968-1970

Box 2 of 3

New Data Specifications E. R. Shetler

Box 2 of 3

Old Data Specifications E. R. Shetler, 1968-1970

Box 2 of 3

Write - Up Ready for Review

Box 2 of 3

Specifications by Sergio Ahumada R., 1967

Box 2 of 3

Vocabulary: Cytology, 1968

Box 2 of 3

Bloomington, Indiana - Editorial Committee Meeting, August 23, 1970

Box 2 of 3

Bloomington, Indiana - Editorial Committee Meeting, August 24, 1970

Box 2 of 3

Shetler - Columbus, 1967-1968

Box 2 of 3

Cornell Visit, August 17-18, 1971; 1970-1971

Box 2 of 3

Edmonton Workshop, June 22-24, 1971

Box 2 of 3

European Visit, 1968-1969

Box 2 of 3

RE: Fedoror Matcht Trips to USA, 1969

Box 2 of 3

Ithaca (Cornell) Seminar, November 18, 1971

Box 2 of 3

Kent State Seminar, March 27, 1968; 1969

Box 2 of 3

Mexico City, 1972

Box 2 of 3

Programs Council Meeting - Miami Beach, October 27, 1971

Box 2 of 3

Miami Beach Transcripts, 1971

Box 2 of 3

Flora North America - October 27, 1971 Miami Beach Stanwyn G. Shetler

Box 2 of 3

Ottawa Meeting, May 16-19, 1968 - Agenda, etc.

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Ottawa Minutes and Notes, 1968

Box 3 of 3

Ottawa, 1968

Box 3 of 3

Ottawa Trip, 1970 (March)

Box 3 of 3

FNA - Seattle Luncheon (All Committees), 1969

Box 3 of 3

Seattle Symposium, 1969

Box 3 of 3

FNA Stanford University Meeting, January 23-25, 1970; 1968-1970

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian EDP Notes for London, 1969

Box 3 of 3

Washington, DC - Editorial Committee Meeting, May 1-3, 1969

Box 3 of 3

Minutes of the May 1-3, 1969 Meeting of the FNA Editorial Committee

Box 3 of 3

Washington, DC Editorial Committee Meeting, November 20-22, 1969

Box 3 of 3

Washington, DC - Program Council, July 5, 1972

Box 3 of 3

Stanwyn G. Shetler, FNA Editorial Committee Meeting - Hershey, Pennsylvania, February 7-10, 1973; 1972-1973

Box 3 of 3

Stanford Minutes - Meeting of FNA Editorial Committee, January 22-24, 1970; 1969-1970

Box 3 of 3

Flora of North America - Department of Botany FNA Files (1), 1986-1987

Box 3 of 3

Flora of North America - Department of Botany FNA Files (2), 1975-1988

Box 3 of 3

FNA Photograph of Joint Meeting of Program Council and Editorial Committee, Hershey, Pennsylvania, February 1973

Box 3 of 3

Flora North America - Proposal to National Science Foundation, June 30, 1971

Box 3 of 3

Flora North America - Proposal to National Science Foundation, June 30, 1971, Report 61

Box 3 of 3

Budget Revision for Flora North America Proposal, July 2, 1971

Box 3 of 3