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

Accession 15-309

Olsson, Axel A. (Axel Adolf), 1889-1977

Axel A. Olsson Papers, circa 1915-1974, 1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Olsson, Axel A. (Axel Adolf), 1889-1977
Title: Axel A. Olsson Papers
Dates: circa 1915-1974, 1988
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 15-309
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the field books of Axel A. Olsson, an American malacologist and paleontologist. Many of these field books document his work in Central and South America. Materials dating after his death relate to the transfer of several field books. Materials also include research notes and photographs.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the field books of Axel A. Olsson, an American malacologist and paleontologist. Many of these field books document his work in Central and South America. Materials dating after his death relate to the transfer of several field books. Materials also include research notes and photographs.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-309, Axel A. Olsson Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Notes on Miocene (Virginia, North Carolina, etc.), 1915

Box 1 of 2

Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) numbers and specimen notes

Box 1 of 2

Washington, Look up, Philadelphia; Panama, 1969

Box 1 of 2

Panama notes, 1961

Box 1 of 2

Reconnaissance Notes on Northern Concessions, 1925

Box 1 of 2

Reconnaissance notes

Box 1 of 2

Northern Concessions and Bayobar Reconnaissance Notes, 1926

Box 1 of 2

Colombia - Sogamoso, etc.

Box 1 of 2

Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, 1917

Box 1 of 2

Miami, Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Philadelphia, etc. (includes photograph and specimen notes), 1945, 1947

Box 1 of 2

Peru (includes photograph notes), 1946-1948, 1950

Box 1 of 2

Notes and photographs

Box 1 of 2

Panama collection

Box 1 of 2

Santo Domingo field notes, 1940

Box 1 of 2

Santo Domingo collections, Venezuela, 1940-1941

Box 1 of 2

Ecuador, Venezuela, Guatemala, 1945

Box 1 of 2

Collection notes and lists

Box 1 of 2

Panama, 1933

Box 1 of 2

Panama field notes, 1955; United States National Museum - to check; Ecuador research points

Box 1 of 2

Colombian geology; Colombia field notes, 1935

Box 1 of 2

Geology of Panama, 1933

Box 1 of 2

Colombia, 1943

Box 1 of 2

"Natural Will" - Notes and photographs

Box 1 of 2

Geology notes - United States, c. 1920-1968

Box 1 of 2

Panama

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

British Museum collections (Carpenter, Mazatlan, Albany), c. 1974; Eastern United States trip

Box 2 of 2

Venezuela, Colombia - Field notes, 1941

Box 2 of 2

Panama, 1938

Box 2 of 2

Colombia notes

Box 2 of 2

Peru, 1947

Box 2 of 2

Venezuela, 1942

Box 2 of 2

Colombia field notes, 1935

Box 2 of 2

Canal Zone Geology

Box 2 of 2

Peru, 1947

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous Notes, Philadelphia, 1943

Box 2 of 2

Peru, 1947

Box 2 of 2

Ecuador, Guatemala, 1945

Box 2 of 2

Peru, Panama, 1948

Box 2 of 2

Santo Domingo, Haiti, 1940

Box 2 of 2

Peru, 1948

Box 2 of 2

New Zealand

Box 2 of 2

Cuba Kodachromes, January 1945; Guatemala Kodachromes, May 1945; Peru Kodachromes, 1947; Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Kodachromes

Box 2 of 2

Colombia, 1943

Box 2 of 2

Notes and photographs

Box 2 of 2

Preliminary Notes, Mostly Eastern Venezuela, 1942

Box 2 of 2

Recent Collections

Box 2 of 2

Costa Rica field notes, 1920-1921; Panama notes (Woodring), 1917; Correspondence, 1988

Box 2 of 2

Bowden, Jamaica, and some Florida notes

Box 2 of 2