Project Records, c. 1976-1991

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Summary

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. Materials include correspondence, chronological files, invoices, budget information, proposals, grant information, and annual and progress reports. Some of the records are in Spanish or Portugeuse.

Creator

Smithsonian Institution Biological Diversity Program Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project

Subject

  • Bierregaard, Richard O
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project
  • Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia
  • World Wildlife Fund (U.S.)
  • Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1976
  • 1976-1991
  • c 1976-1991

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Rain forests
  • Research

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA RS01493

Physical description

6 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings