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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-534

Heyer, W. Ronald

W. Ronald Heyer Papers, 1949-2011

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Heyer, W. Ronald
Title: W. Ronald Heyer Papers
Dates: 1949-2011
Quantity: 4.69 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 12-534
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of papers documenting the career of W. Ronald Heyer, curator in the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles at the National Museum of Natural History. Heyer's research focuses on the systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Neotropical amphibians. There is also a small amount of materials created by James Arthur Peters, also a curator in this division. In addition, there are records relating to Heyer's work with the World Congress of Herpetology and the IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and postcards; meeting notes; divisional materials; data; illustrations; manuscript materials; and photographs, slides, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of papers documenting the career of W. Ronald Heyer, curator in the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles at the National Museum of Natural History. Heyer's research focuses on the systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Neotropical amphibians. There is also a small amount of materials created by James Arthur Peters, also a curator in this division. In addition, there are records relating to Heyer's work with the World Congress of Herpetology and the IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and postcards; meeting notes; divisional materials; data; illustrations; manuscript materials; and photographs, slides, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-534, W. Ronald Heyer Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence

Abdala, Virginia, 2000-2002

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Adler, Kraig, 2002-2009

Box 1 of 5

Altig, Ron, 2005-2010

Box 1 of 5

Angulo, Ariadne, 1994-2002

Box 1 of 5

Angulo, Ariadne, 2006-2009

Box 1 of 5

Baldo, Diego, 2005-2007

Box 1 of 5

Barrio-Amoros, Cesar Luis, 2001-2009

Box 1 of 5

Bartholomew, Breck, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 5

Bertoluci, Jaime, 1992-2002

Box 1 of 5

Borges-Nojosa, Diva Maria, 2005-2008 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 5

Bosch, Roberto Alonso, 2007

Box 1 of 5

Brandao, Reuber, 2001-2009

Box 1 of 5

Bridarolli, Maria, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 5

Camargo, Arley, 2000-2009

Box 1 of 5

Cardenas-Rojas, Diana, 2004-2007

Box 1 of 5

Carnaval, Ana Carol, 2003-2010

Box 1 of 5

Carvalho, Celso M. de, 1999-2007

Box 1 of 5

Carvalho-e-Silva, Sergio Potsch, 1993-2008

Box 1 of 5

Coloma, Luis, 2001-2009

Box 1 of 5

Crombie, Ronald I., 2004-2007

Box 1 of 5

Cruz, Carlos Alberto Goncalves, 2004-2008

Box 1 of 5

Curcio, Felipe Franco, 2006-2008

Box 1 of 5

D'Alessandro, Sandra

Box 1 of 5

De la Riva, Ignacio, 2003-2010

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Dubois, Alain, 1993-2010

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Duellman, William E., 2006-2010

Box 1 of 5

Estupinan, Ruth Amanda, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 5

Fenolio, Dante, 2000-2008

Box 1 of 5

Fernandez, Miguel, 2003-2009

Box 1 of 5

Funk, Chris, 2005

Box 1 of 5

Furman, Joe, 2003-2006

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Furness, Andrew, 2007-2008

Box 1 of 5

Garcia, Paulo, 1993-2006

Box 1 of 5

Garcia-Perez, Linnette, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 5

Halliday, Tim, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 5

Hedges, Blair, 1991-2009

Box 1 of 5

Hoogmoed, Marinus S., 2004-2011

Box 1 of 5

Kanters, Rene, 2006-2007

Box 1 of 5

Kennedy, Malcolm, 2005 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 5

King, Jay, 2002-2007

Box 1 of 5

Kokubum, Marcelo N. C., 2001-2007

Box 1 of 5

Kwet, Axel, 2001

Box 1 of 5

La Marca, Enrique, 2003-2006

Box 1 of 5

Langone, P. P., 2004-2007

Box 1 of 5

Lavilla, Esteban, 2004-2010

Box 1 of 5

Lehr, Edgar, 2005-2006

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Lingnau, Rodrigo, 2006-2007

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Lynch, John D., 2004-2011

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McCranie, James, 2005-2008

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Mello, Carolina, 2006-2009

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Mendez, Javier, 2009

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Montingelli, Giovanna Gondim, 2006-2009

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Morales, Victor, 1990-2004

Box 1 of 5

Moravec, Jiri, 2004-2007

Box 1 of 5

Munoz, Anna, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 5

Murphy, Jim, (Amphibians and Reptiles Library Donations), 2005-2008

Box 1 of 5

Myers, Charles W., 2004-2010

Box 1 of 5

Narvaes, Patricia, 1999-2001

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Nuin, Paulo, 1998-2000

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Nuin, Paulo, 2001-2007

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Padial, Jose M., 2003-2008

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Papenfuss, Ted, 2006

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Papp, Marcos, 2001

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Pefaur, Jaime E., 2002-2004

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Peixoto, Oswaldo L., 1993-2010

Box 1 of 5

Peloso, Pedro Luiz Vieira, 2007-2010

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Perry, Chris, 2002

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Pimenta, Bruno, 2005-2011

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Pombal Jr., Jose P., 1998-2011

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Ponssa, Maria Laura, (includes curriculum vitae), 1999-2007

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Ponssa, Maria Laura, 2006-2011

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Price, Andy, 2005-2010

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Rand, A. Stanley, 2001-2005

Box 1 of 5

Reichle, Steffen, 2004-2009

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Reid, Yana, 2001-2004

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Rodriguez, Miguel, 1996-2008

Box 1 of 5

Savage, Jay M., 2001-2008

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Scott, Norman, 2005-2011

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Scrocchi, Gustavo, 2005

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Senaris, Celsa, 2001-2009

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Silva, Ana Paula Zampieri, 2001

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Box 2

Silva, Jose Claudio da, 2006-2008

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Streicher, Jeff, 2004-2007

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Sues, Hans, 2005-2009

Box 2 of 5

Thompson, Amanda, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Toledo, Felipe, 2006-2009

Box 2 of 5

Miscellaneous Divisional Materials

Curator Meetings and Notes, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 5

Divisional Memoranda, 1983-1997

Box 2 of 5

Divisional Memoranda and Curator/Staff Meetings, 1988-1992

Box 2 of 5

Divisional Memoranda, 1998

Box 2 of 5

Divisional Memoranda, 1999 (2 folders)

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Divisional Memoranda, 2000 (2 folders)

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Divisional Memoranda, 2001 (2 folders)

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Divisional Memoranda, 2002 (2 folders)

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Divisional Memoranda, 2003-2008

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Divisional Memoranda, 2008-2011

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W. R. Heyer - Pentadactylus Group Data Sheets

Box 2 of 5

Seidell Fund Award - McDiarmid/Heyer, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 5

University Sao Paulo Affiliation, 1990-1992

Box 2 of 5

Exhibits Correspondence, March-July 1977

Box 2 of 5

United States National Museum (USNM) Type Catalogue Memoranda, 1987-1994

Box 2 of 5

Highton Tissues National Science Foundation (NSF) Proposal Correspondence, 2000-2001

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Institution-Fish and Wildlife Service (SI-FWS) Workshop on Curatorial Techniques, February 1987

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

FWS-Nature Conservancy Budget Workshop on Curatorial Techniques, 1987

Box 3 of 5

FWS-Vertebrate Zoology (VZ) Workshop Final Report, 1987

Box 3 of 5

Fellowships and Grants Budget for Rio Workshop and NSF Grant, 1986-1989

Box 3 of 5

International Society for the Study and Conservation of Amphibians (ISSCA) Presidency/Alain Dubois, 1997-2003

Box 3 of 5

Screw Top Specimen Jar Report

Box 3 of 5

Neotropical Lowland Research Program Background Materials for Joint Project Leading up to Meeting of February 24, 1994

Box 3 of 5

Miscellaneous James A. Peters Materials - Primarily Data and Correspondence for Two Volumes of Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata, 1949-1972

Box 3 of 5

Divisional Budget, FY 1966

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Divisional Budget, FY 1967

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Divisional Budget, FY 1968 (2 folders)

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Divisional Budget, FY 1969

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Divisional Budget, FY 1968-FY 1971

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Public Relations A-B, 1967-1977

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Public Relations E-G, 1968-1976

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Public Relations H-I, 1968-1976

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Public Relations J-L, 1969-1977

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Public Relations Mc-M, 1969-1976

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Public Relations N-Q, 1968-1976

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Public Relations R, 1972-1976

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Public Relations S, 1972-1976

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Public Relations T-Y, 1973-1977

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Tadpole Evolution, 1974

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World Congress of Herpetology Tax Exemption, 2002

Box 3 of 5

World Congress of Herpetology Fiscal Planning Committee, 2002-2009

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World Congress of Herpetology Audit Committee, 2002-2007

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World Congress of Herpetology Executive Committee, 1 April 2002-31 December 2004 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 5

World Congress of Herpetology Executive Committee, 2005-2008 (2 folders)

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World Congress of Herpetology Treasurer, 2002-2005

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Thailand Data, Sakaerat, 1969

Box 4 of 5

Werner C. A. Bokermann (WCAB) Collection Problems, 2001-2002

Box 4 of 5

Heyer and McDiarmid Unpublished Manuscript

Box 4 of 5

Types of Telmatobius verrucosus and T. brasiliensis (Vienna Museum), 2003

Box 4 of 5

Technology Review Manuscript, Halliday and Heyer, 1996-1997

Box 4 of 5

Halliday and Heyer Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force (DAPTF) Origin and Dynamics Manuscript

Box 4 of 5

Scholarly Studies L. ocellatus Documentation, 2009

Box 4 of 5

Scholarly Studies Proposal, Heyer and de Sa, October 1994 Submission

Box 4 of 5

Adao Cardoso Sound Lab Proposal, 1990-1991

Box 4 of 5

"Frog Morphometrics: A Cautionary Tale," Hayek, Heyer, Gascon - Correspondence, 1993-2000

Box 4 of 5

"Frog Morphometrics: A Cautionary Tale," Hayek, Heyer, Gascon - Manuscript, 2000

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"Frog Morphometrics: A Cautionary Tale," Hayek, Heyer, Gascon - Data and Analyses (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA)-SI Convenio Related Documents, 2008

Box 4 of 5

Leptodactylus Muscle Data (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Leptodactylus Skeleton Data

Box 4 of 5

Leptodactylus pentadactylus Species Group Data - Arquivos de Zoologia, 2005, Vol. 37: 269-348 (2 folders)

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Maria Laura Ponssa Morphological Data for Leptodactylus Phylogeny and Monograph

Box 4 of 5

James A. Peters Photograph

Box 4 of 5

Honduras Collecting Trip, 1995

Box 4 of 5

Field Data - Washington State, 1962

Box 4 of 5

Claude Gascon Jurua Data

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Rana ocellata Type Problem, 2003-2009

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Smithsonian Research Awards (SRA) Research Proposal for FY 1980 - Heyer and Maxson, "Speciation patterns of Neotropical frogs determined from quantitative immunological and morphological evidence. II. Speciation patterns in the frog genus Cycloramphus."

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National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Collections Improvement Fund, Highton Contract, 1988-1991

Box 4 of 5

Highton Collection, 1982-1997

Box 4 of 5

Biodiversity Steering Committee, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 5

Acting Director, Neotropical Biodiversity Program, Personal Memoranda, etc., 1990

Box 4 of 5

Biodiversity Contract, 1989-1990

Box 4 of 5

SI Restricted Endowment Award, 2008, Heyer and Carvalho, Brasil

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Argentina Trip - Small Grant Award, October 2010

Box 4 of 5

Research Opportunities Fund (ROF), 2006 - Venezuela, Manaus/Sao Paulo

Box 4 of 5

Miriam NSF Grant Participation, 2004-2008

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DAPTF Leftovers

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

L. fuscus Group Discriminant Function Analysis Results BMD-O7M

Box 5 of 5