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Accession 14-306

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Correspondence, 1826-1849, 1928, 1984, and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Title: Correspondence
Dates: 1826-1849, 1928, 1984, and undated
Quantity: 0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection: Accession 14-306
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of several curatorial items from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, including a catalog compiled by Frederick M. Bayer of drawings of invertebrates from the United States Exploring Expedition; a series of original sketches of jellyfish that were in Bayer's possession, some of which are identified as being from the China Sea; and a photograph of a church choir. Materials include a catalog, sketches, and a photograph.

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This accession consists of several curatorial items from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, including a catalog compiled by Frederick M. Bayer of drawings of invertebrates from the United States Exploring Expedition; a series of original sketches of jellyfish that were in Bayer's possession, some of which are identified as being from the China Sea; and a photograph of a church choir. Materials include a catalog, sketches, and a photograph.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-306, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Correspondence

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Container List

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"Catalogue of Original Drawings of Invertebrates (Other than Mollusca and Crustacea) of the U.S. Exploring Expedition," compiled by F. M. Bayer, May 1984

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Tiaropsis diademata sketches, undated

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Beroid Medusae sketches, undated

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Covered-Eyed Medusae sketches, undated

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Bougainvillia superciliaris sketches, 1849 and undated

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Manila acaleph sketches, 1826-1833 and undated

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Staurophora laciniosa sketches, undated

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Oceania, Sarsia mirabilis sketches, 1849 and undated

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Acalephae, Naked-Eyed sketches, 1849 and undated

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Photograph of the First Methodist Episcopal Church Choir, April 5, 1928

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