Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Correspondence, 1826-1849, 1928, 1984, and undated
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.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-306, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Correspondence